A collection of lower and higher group of dried plant specimens.
A museum with large collection of materials from morphology, Gymnosperm, Pteridophytes, Bryophytes, Fungi and Algae. Specimen required for class demonstration and practical are labelled and displayed. Museum gives awareness to the students regarding the preservation method of specimen and also help students in their studies.
Millipore water purification system
Direct feed of ultrapure water for Ion Chromatography.
Thermal cycler is ideal for both basic PCR and cycle sequencing applications using 96-well reaction plates. Make: Applied Biosystems™ 2720.
Leica M 80 Stereo Microscope is a high tech precision microscopes for the analysis of microstructures.
Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS)
Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) is an important technique for qualitative and quantitative analysis of thermally stable and volatile compounds. It is fast and sensitive, provides a high peak capacity and allows both qualitative and quantitative determinations. The use of detailed mass spectra libraries allows the identification of unknown compounds with a high degree of certainty.
Oxygraph Plus - Liquid-Phase Photosynthesis (PSI and PSII) and Respiration Measurement System. Make-Hansatech, UK
Botanical Garden, Hortus sirsyedicus is a collection of plants that are scientifically ordered and maintained, documented and labeled for public education, research, conservation, and enjoyment. Ex situ conservation of the Rare, Endangered and Threatened (RET) Medicinal plants of South India is the major thrust area of the garden. The mission of the Botanical Garden is to foster science education to the society and appreciate the importance of Flora. The Botanical Garden of the College was found 32 years ago in the lush green panoramic land of the campus has developed into an excellent centre of biodiversity and ex-situ conservation of tropical flora and exotic species. At the entrance on the northern side, the visitors are greeted by Green house comprising of different species of Ferns and ornamental plants. The Medicinal Plant Demonstration Garden (MPDG) was started in 2013 and at present it is the largest medicinal plant garden among the colleges of Kannur University. The garden will be beneficial to the entire community of the society and it is an attraction to the local people, it also helps the students of schools and colleges to acquire knowledge about importance of medicinal plants available in and around the area and also their importance in medicine. More than 200 species are planted and it is arranged in the traditional Ayurvedic concepts like Thriphala, Thrigadu, Nalpamaram, Thriganda, Janmanakshathra Sasyangal, Dashapushpam, Dashamoolam. Wild Aroids in India and rare Bamboo species are conserved in the Garden. The Medicinal Plant Demonstration Garden was funded by Kerala state medicinal Plant Board (KSMPB), Trivandrum. Plants collected from different regions including tribal regions of Wynad district are planted in the garden. Teachers, and Gardner are taking care of the garden. Various projects are done by students for their Bachelors of Science, Master of Science, and at present doctoral research work on medicinal plants are carried out. At present we are cultivating about 200 species of plants belonging to 50 families. FACILTIES IN THE BOTANICAL GARDEN Ferns are one among the oldest group of land plants and they are the pioneer vascular land plants. They are very diverse group only next to angiosperms. The fernery, Apushpi at the botanical garden is an ex situ conservation of more than 30 species of ferns and fern allies collected from different regions of Kerala. ARANYKAM. The open class room for demonstration of botanical garden activities to the students and visitors. AROID HOME. Collection of different varieties of Aroid Species of India NAKSHATHRA VANAM. A mythological garden has been established as a novel step for creating public interest on trees. As per Ephemeris, for each of the 14 birth stars a tree is denoted and a person caring his birth tree will get prosperity. This belief of the people has been perpetuated through the project for protecting these trees which are displayed at Botanical Garden.
Botanical Garden - HORTUS SIRSYEDICUS