Department of Botany, Bioinformatics and Climate Change


Department of Botany established in 1959 by (Late) Professor J.J. Chinoy is known all over for researches on Ascorbic acid, Growth and Development, Stress Physiology (Salt and Drought resistance) and Pre-sowing seed treatments. Department has received many research grants from US - PL 480, DST, ICAR, UGC, CSIR, Gujarat Government, NGOs, Industries and other funding agencies etc. Presently, the thrust areas of research have diversified to Stress Physiology, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Biodiversity-Floristic, Systematic Botany, Horticulture, Floriculture, Medicinal plantsPhytochemistry,Ecology, Environmental Biology, Medicinal plants, Fungal Biology, Plant physiology, Palynology, Phytoremediation, Seed technology, Plant Biochemistry,Phycology, Taxonomy, Bioinformatics, Climate Change Impacts Management, Horticultural Science and Garden Management, Plant Tissue Culture and Biodiversity Management.

To impart knowledge and training in the front-line areas of plant sciences. The goal is to equip graduate and post-graduate students to learn and achieve specialization for respective new job opportunities. Moreover, with such training they will be great entrepreneurs to start new prosperous ventures.

The department is aiming at becoming "Center for Excellence" for training and capacity building with dynamic requirements of time in Plant Sciences, Bioinformatics and Climate Change Impacts Management.

GUBS promotes staff and students through healthy competition and skill up gradation. Staff and students take up community services for awareness of health, cleanliness, climate, water use etc.

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