The work done by our faculty and research scholars has immensely contributed to the knowledge of plant sciences. Many have published outstanding books and monographs; 


Many have reported a wide spectrum of angiosperms; 


Mycologists of the Department have studied the fungal diversity of the region;


Pteridologists have gifted several species of ferns;


several important families of plants such as orchids,








 and palms.


The tissue culture methods developed by the faculty of the Department are now being widely used in the cultivation of banana, vanilla and several spices. Many faculty members have been awarded prestigious fellowships including Nuffield Foundation Fellowship, Smithsonian Fellowship, Alexander Von Humboldt Fellowship, DANIDA Fellowship and Nehru Centenary Fellowship.
Several eminent teachers have served the Department in the past and contributed immensely to the growth and development of the Department. 

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Department of Botany
University of Calicut
Thenhipallam PO
Malappuram - 673635
Phone : (0494) - 2407406 / 407
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