CSIR- National Botanical Research Institute (CSIR-NBRI) is a multi-disciplinary plant research centre of international repute, undertaking basic and applied R&D programmes in several strategically important areas of plant sciences, including plant systematics and biodiversity, conservation biology, environmental biology, horticulture and floriculture, plant-microbial interactions, plant biotechnology and genetic engineering, bioinformatics, plant diversity databases, and bio-prospection of plant and microbial resources for health, environment and industry-related products and technologies. CSIR-NBRI has a wholesome expertise in plant biodiversity, plant-microbe interactions, biotechnology, and bioinformatics. The institute is known for its outstanding contributions to enriching the knowledge base on India’s plant diversity, particularly in developing globally competent biotech and microbial technologies, herbal products and plant databases.
CSIR- NBRI is recognized as a leading institute and referral center by different Ministries/Departments of Government of India and the United Nations in the matters related to CBD, Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property Rights. NBRI is currently coordinating several prestigious national and international plant resource databases and network programmes, such as, CSIR-TKDL and ILDIS. The Institute has been recognized by Government of India as one of the National Repositories for Indian flora under the National Biodiversity Authority and as per the provisions of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002.
CSIR-NBRI is equipped with state-of-art laboratories to support R&D in emerging and innovative areas of plant diversity documentation, microbiology, genomics, transgenic technologies, plant physiology, cell and tissue culture, virology, phytochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology and environmental biology. CSIR- NBRI has a well-designed Botanic Garden spreads over 25 hectares with documented collections of about 5,000 indigenous and exotic plant species and varieties; a Herbarium with 2,53,103 reference collection of flowering and non-flowering plants of India; and two field research stations at Banthra; library and IT services with intra and internet facilities.
CSIR-NBRI also promotes plant-people centric out-reach and extension activities aimed at rural development and empowerment of rural women and farmers through training and capacity building in floriculture, agro-techniques and cultivation of locally adapted plant resources for herbal gardens and kitchen gardens, sodic land management, bioremediation of wastelands, organic farming and utilization of bio-inoculants for increased crop growth and yield.
The following is the list of scholars from National Botanical Research Institute who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of articles by scholars from National Botanical Research Institute that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from National Botanical Research Institute that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.