In an effort to empower hobbyist youngsters with concepts in plant taxonomy and systematics, two “Orientation Courses on Plant Taxonomy” have been planned at the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore. The course among other topics, will cover:

1. Principles of plant Taxonomy, ecology & phyto-geography
2. Herbarium, its preparation & curation
3. Botanical Nomenclature
4. Field visits

There is NO COURSE FEE. These two-day courses will be conducted over two weekends, in May & June 2017. The dates are not finalised yet. The age limit for participation in the course will be 35 yrs. The course will take a maximum number of 15 participants each, on first-come-first-served basis. The course will not cover travel & accommodation costs.  Those Interested may please write to me  ( DIRECTLY, giving the following details:

Faunal & floral interests:
Why you want to attend this course?:

Prefered month: May 2017 or June 2017