Biodiversity Informatics and Co-Operation in Taxonomy for Interactive shared Knowledge base French Institute, Pondicherry, a leading research institute in biodiversity, has developed a website which helps in identification of the plant/tree species of western Ghats. The project aims at creating a database of all major plant species of the Western Ghats, their identification, significance and preservation of herbariums of the species. It also aims to preserve and disseminate traditional knowledge in local knowledge-sharing through IT & C initiatives. An android app for species identification of western ghats is also developed by them to help in identification of species.


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