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Lucknow's NBRI welcomes blooming Tulips in winter, possibly the 1st such case across globe

As a surprise, this warm December in Lucknow has enabled flourishing red tulips at the NBRI Banthra Research Center.

What scientists are claiming to be the first Tulip bloom across the world this winter comes as a fragrant surprise for Lucknow. While December has been warm for city-ites to bask in the sun enough, the esteemed Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) is also showcasing a beauty extraordinaire as a winter wonder.

Three scientists from NBRI are being credited for this development, namely institute director Ajit Kumar, scientists SK Tewari and Rakesh Chandra Nainwal. Thanks to the efforts that started back in October, at NBRI Banthra Research Center, near Lucknow, as many as 60 lush, flourishing tulips await visitors in aesthetic hues!

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