Guest Lecture on ‘Effects of Climate on Plants   

Name of the activity                          : Guest Lecture on ‘Effects of Climate on Plants                                 Growth’

Date & Venue of the activity             : Department of Geography on 3rd March, 2017

Target group (students/class/staff)    : BA II/IV/VI semester students

Number of the students participated : 35

Name of the staff in charge                : Dr. S. I. Kittali

A brief Report of the activity           : A Guest lecture was arranged by the Dept. of Geography on 3rd March, 2017. Resource person Mrs. Bharati H. Solapurmath, Associate Professor, Dept. of Botany, GSS  college Belagavi delivered her lecture on the topic ‘Effects of Climate on Plants Growth’. In her lecture, she enlightened the Environmental conditions play a key role in defining the function and distribution of plants, in combination with other factors. Changes in long term environmental conditions that can be collectively coined climate change are known to have had enormous impacts on plant diversity patterns in the future and are seen as having significant current impacts.  It is predicted that climate change will remain one of the major drivers of Biodiversity patterns in the future.

Further she felt that the deliberation may be helpful for disseminating the information and it created the awareness among the students towards to engage themselves for maintaining the environmental balance. This may help to protect and increase the ecosystem services, biodiversity, species composition, plant growth and productivity.

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