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Botanical Gardens of India

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Botanical garden - definition

  • A botanical garden is an educational institution for scientific workers and laymen to awake interest in plant life. 
  • In general, botanical garden represents a collection of living plants designed chiefly to illustrate relationships within plant groups.
  • They provide facilities for collection of living plant material for biosystematic studies and constitutes reservoirs of valuable heritable characteristics, potentially important in the breeding of new varieties of plants.