Botanists of the Botanical Survey of India are trying to preserve these species amid fears of extinction of six ginger and five turmeric species found in various states of the country including Uttarakhand.
In order to conserve the species of ginger and turmeric, Ginger Garden has been prepared in the campus of Botanical Survey of India. In addition to protecting species of ginger and turmeric, the flora of many other species are also being preserved.
Senior in-charge of botany and regional in-charge of Botanical Survey of India, Dr. SK Singh told that among the species of ginger, there are six such species of ginger like Ginger Kivakariyanam, Ginger Montesam and Ginger Nimoni which are rapidly ending in all states of the country including Uttarakhand She has been In such a situation, an action plan has been prepared to preserve these species of ginger.
A plan has been prepared to preserve five species of turmeric along with ginger. According to Dr. SK Singh, in order to conserve the species of ginger and turmeric, a ginger garden has been prepared in the institute campus.
Apart from ginger and turmeric, many other types of vegetation are also being preserved in the garden. According to experts from Botanical Survey of India, the species of turmeric and ginger are being preserved. Many of these species have been brought from the northeastern states.