Bhopal: Former State deputy conservator of forests has explained the methods of tree identification like tree size, canopy, shape, type of leaves, bark, flower, fruit etc. to students.
The tree identification programme was part of Summer Nature Study Programme- Green Teen, organised on the campus of Regional Museum of Natural History (RMNH), Bhopal on Sunday for the students of class 8- 10.
He also informed the participants about the importance of trees for human beings, insects, birds, mammals etc.
Waghmare took the participants near to Chinese Apple, Indian Elm, East Indian Walnut, Copper Pod Tree, Rose Wood Tree, Cassia, Indian Plum, Jatropha, Pongam Oil Tree, Sacred Fig, Margosa, Banyan, Tennis Ball Tree, Benzamina, Guava, Drumstick Tree, Mango, Subabool, Ficus hispida, Silk Cotton Tree, Scholar Tree, Spinous Kino Tree, Beleric Myrobalan, Black Myrobalan, Indian Gooseberry, East Indian White Walnut, Eucalyptus, Orchid Tree, Indian Gum Arabic Tree, Bead Tree, Indian Fig, Arjun, and Jangal jalebi and detailed the methods of identification and remember them.
Scientist-C and Coordinator of the event Manik Lal Gupta, made an appeal to the participants that they should plant saplings and conserve trees for a better future.