GRASSNEST L o g o
A schematic representation of a typical ‘Grass spikelet’ (inflorescence unit of grasses ~ Agrostology) that bearing various parts (from bottom to top): lower glume, upper glume, lower lemma, upper lemma and paleate flower.
‘Pookkodu lake’ of Wayanad, the highest (c.800 m above MSL) freshwater ecosystem of Kerala and is the source of the Kabani, one of the main eastern flowing river of South India
GRASSNEST A i m s
~ To promote and encourage study & research in Taxonomy, Biogeography & Agrostology
~ To spread the awareness in Indology, Eco/e-publishing, Eco-spirituality & Green politics
GRASSNEST A c e s
Research, Survey, Documentation, Publications and Outreach.
Dr. M.S.Kiranraj, M.Sc., Ph.D.(Botany): University of Calicut (CU), India
Mrs. Radhika Raj, M. Sc. (Bio-Tech) : Cochin University of Science and Technology(CUSAT), India
GRASSNEST C o n t a c t email@example.com
GRASSNEST e- P u b l i c a t i o n s
DIMERIA : An on-line Bulletin from 2010 onwards.
GRASSNEWS : An on-line Newsletter, from 2010 onwards.
GrassNET : An on-line Journal, from 2010 onwards.
PRAKKULAM : An on-line Magazine, from 2010 onwards
NatureNET : An on-line travelogue, from 2012 onwards
EYE BOOK : Book reviews in Malayalam, from 2013 onwards
Papilio buddha (commonly known as Buddha’s Peacock or Malabar Banded Peacock, a little known endangered butterfly species of Western Ghats ~ Kiranraj, M.S. 2002. Buddha’s peacock revisited in Malabar. Atropos 41: 55-56
Recognition : The GRASSNEST, a non-profit on-line project, was founded in 2010, the International Year of Biodiversity, and is enlisted the multimedia resource page of United Nations-Convention on Biological Diversity (UN-CBD)
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