Vrikshayurveda

Vrikshayurveda  is  a branch of Ayurveda which deals  with context of plants. It deals with systematic composition starting with glorification of trees to seed banking. Department serves for preservation and treatment  of seeds , preparing pits for planting salping, selection of soil, method of watering, nourishment and fertilizers, plant disease and protection from internal and external diseases, layout of a garden,  agricultural and horticultural wonders, finding ground water sources.

MISSION

Developing models for  planting technique for  species found in  Karnataka, provide road side plantations, plantations in school and institution, and town and city plantations, farm forestry.

 

Aim and Objectives

  • To develop seed Bank
  • To develop seedlings
  • To collect and protect Red, Endangered, Endemic and Threatened medicinal plants

 

History of the Department

Department was started in the year of 2011. Many  workshops have been conducted on Vermi composting, sampling techniques, seedling techniques, cultivation techniques.The department strives for reviving the age old and time tested techniques of horticultural as well as agricultural practices. Students are trained on various sampling techniques and management through Vrikshayurveda techniques. PUNARNAVA Nursery is been provided vermin-composting manure facility which is an advantage to this department.

 

Activities

  • Yearly conduction of Vanamahotsava
  • Maintaining  Punarnava Medicinal Plant Nursery
  • Supplying Fresh Medicinal Plants to Hospital
  • Propagation of Medicinal Plant ‘s Seedlings.
  • Beautification of College Campus
  • Plantation of a plant as a part of Birthday Celebration of College Staff
  • Maintenance of Vermi-compose

 

 

 

HERBAL GARDEN AREA

PLACE 2006 2011 TOTAL  AREA Sq.mt
IN COLLEGE CAMPUS 1.5 Acres 0.5Acres 2 Acres 87.12 Sq. mt.
IN NARASINGPUR 20 Acres 20 Acres 871.2       Sq. mt.
Total 958.32 Sq. mt.

 

Total number of plants planted every year of different genus and species which includes endangered and rare plants is given below.

Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total No.of plants 1240 2380 3680 4807 6150 6378 6399 6434 6434 7434
Genus 146 185 220 306 314 322 325 325 325 325
Species 170 230 284 399 413 424 428 434 434 434
Endangered plants 10 —- 04 14 14 14
Rare plants 28 38 45 50 55 61 63 67 67 67
Ornamental plants 10 25 28 35 35 35 35 37 37 37

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