News  /  Published 07.07.22

Jadavpur University’s ‘tree audit’ to complete 3 years next month

Trees on the varsity’s 58-acre campus include mahogany, mango, arjun and siris...

News  /  Published 06.06.22

The force that drives the flower

Arun Ganguly has put together images of his garden as a photo documentary titled ‘Nature’s Kaleidoscope’...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata

Books  /  Published 22.04.22

Leafy heritage

This exquisite volume traces the imperial fascination with the subcontinent’s botanical resources, drawing on the vast collections at the Royal Botanic Gardens in UK...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

News  /  Published 17.01.22

Indian Botanic Garden’s double coconut tree faces extinction

The plant had a fungal attack and was treated with fungicide...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.09.21

India’s botanical treasures go online

BSI’s exclusive portal (www.bsi.archive) allows one to access its rare holdings through
By Soumitra Das in Kolkata


Culture  /  Published 24.03.19

Take a bough

It is that time of the year when trees are electric with colour — simul, rudra palash, krishnachura, amaltash...
By Paromita Kar

Culture  /  Published 24.11.18

Tribute to Bose, who proved plants have life

Group of scientists recreates Bose’s experiment, which was not received well 100 years ago...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 31.03.19

Just laugh it off

What better time to remind people that there is nothing wrong with laughing at oneself than All Fools' Day?...
By The Telegraph

North East  /  Published 25.02.19

A plant named for Professor Puff

Assam official discovers flowering species ...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

Heritage  /  Published 29.06.19

The Englishmen behind Howrah's botanical garden

The Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden in Howrah was set up to grow cinnamon, cloves and pepper for the colonial masters...
By Paromita Sen


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