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Lucknow's CIMAP sets up a DNA bank of medicinal plants to promote research

The Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in Lucknow has developed a DNA bank of 128 medicinal plants, to serve a three-fold purpose of preservation, research promotion and new hybrid cultivations. With this project, the authorities are trying to support multifaceted research and the development of improved varieties at the institute. In addition to this, the bank will also fucntion as a safe repository for critical and endangered species.

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Lucknow's CIMAP to aid in setting up herbal sanitiser production plants across rural UP

Eyeing two-fold objectives of augmented supply and increased employment, herbal sanitiser production centres shall be set up across rural areas of Uttar Pradesh. Proposed to be established with the help of Lucknow's Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, the intervention carries the potential to boost local industry. This development is a part of the Aroma Mission, launched to accelerate the cultivation and usage of aromatic and medicinal plants throughout the nation.

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