KU to join hands with MIREN
Srinagar, Oct 29: Switzerland based Mountain Invasion Research Network (MIREN) has invited Kashmir University to join the former as a “core region” for research.
An official invitation in this regard was sent to Department of Botany, KU by Dr Christoph Kueffer, MIREN.
The KU PRO said: “The invitation is in recognition of the internationally acclaimed research work carried out by this group on various aspects of biological invasion in Kashmir Himalaya and it is the only group from Asian continent that would be participating as a core region in MIREN.”
The group, the PRO said, will be lead by Professor Zafar A Reshi while the other members will be: Dr Manzoor A Shah, Anzar A Khuroo, Nazima Rasool, Irfan Rashid, Akhtar H. Malik and Pervaiz A Dar.
MIREN is a global research network which aims at understanding the problem of plant invasions in mountain regions of the world and at present features seven core regions: Pacific Northwest (USA), Swiss Alps, Hawaii, Canary Islands, Chilean Andes, Australian Alps, and now Kashmir Himalaya.
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