Seed diversity event held by SFRI at Dachigam

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Srinagar, Oct 23: A one-day forest seed diversity event was held at NIC Dachigam on Tuesday. The event was organised by State Forest Research Institute (SFRI).
In a statement a spokesperson of the SFRI said the main features of the event included a woodland walk into Dachigam forest to observe nature and learn about forest taxa. Director SFRI, O P Sharma gave on site information of different forest flora and their relationship with humans.
A tree talk was also held under a robust Chinar tree. Later on an interaction session was held where participants threw light on seed diversity. The session was presided over by Suresh Chugh, Pricipal Chief Conservator Forests and was graced by the attendance of senior forest officers besides representatives of Kashmir University, SKAUST Kashmir, herbal garden network coordinator and other nature lovers.
Seed specimens of different forest flora were kept on display. Prizes and certificates were distributed by the chief guest among the participants at the end of the function. (KNS)