Velloor: As part of ‘ Grown Your Own Medicinal Garden’ scheme of Tropical Institute of Ecological Sciences (TIES), the distribution of medicinal plants has started. The scheme aims to distribute 100 species of medicinal plants each to 150 schools in Kerala. TIES will also provide a name board with its scientific name, vernacular name and other important information. Interested schools and institutions may contact TIES institute. Also, interested public can vail medicinal plants at a subsidy rate from TIES campus.... Posted by TIES / Posted on Nov , 03 2016
Tropical Institute of Ecological Science, a research institute affiliated by Mahatma Gandhi University provides spawns of Milky mushroom and Oyster mushroom. The high quality spawn developed within the institute can be ordered from anywhere in India. Those who require it in large quantities may book in advance.
Contact: Green Farms India, TIES Campus
Velloor PO, Pampady, Kottayam-686501
Te...Posted by TIES / Posted on Nov , 02 2016
TIES conducts a practical training program on bee keeping, which you could execute in your homesteads. The training will be conducted at TIES research institute at Velloor, Kottayam on November 4th and 5th. The two day workshop will be lead by expert horticulturists. The workshop includes classes on the science of bee keeping and practical on the bee keeping procedure. You will be introduced to TIES bee hive model and different stages of horticulture during the workshop. Also, bee hives and honey bee colony are available at TIES for those who would like to purchase it.
When: November 4-5, 2016
Where: TIES research institute, Velloor, Kottayam
Fees: Rs 500/- (includes training fee, worksh...Posted by TIES / Posted on Nov , 02 2016
Kottayam: Tropical Institute of Ecological Sciences (TIES) at Velloor, Manarcad is conducting mushroom farming training to cultivate mushroom using the common facilities within the homestead. The training program includes various sessions like lecture conducted by experts, demonstration of mushroom farming and laboratory training on mushroom spawn production. The training will begin with a lecture at 10 am and demonstration of farming techniques in the afternoon. You will be given the opportunity to visit the model mushroom farm at TIES. Also, high quality mushroom spawn developed at TIES laboratory and other mushroom products will be available at TIES. Those who are interested, please contact us at 0481-2503988; 9497290339.
Peringamkulam is a pond located at Perambra in Kodakara Panchayath, Thrissur district, close to NH 47. Till one year back this pond was in an abandoned condition, full of weeds and even separation between land and water was not visible. Wastes including plastics scattered on the surface in between the weeds was a common sight. In 2014, Tropical Institute of Ecological Sciences (TIES) conducted a Biodiversity assessment study for Apollo Tyres, in their campus at Perambra and the surrounding areas. As part of this study 38 ponds in Kodakara GP was listed and Peringamkulam got special mention. It has a history of 200 years and was a big pond of about 1 acre in area until National highway Authority took more than half of the pond in 1970s. TIES suggested to initiate a no...Posted by TIES / Posted on Apr , 20 2016