Karnataka environmentalist preserves 500 endangered species of herbal plants at home

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Shivamogga (Karnataka), Sep 15 (ANI): B Venkatagiri, an environmentalist from Karnataka’s Shivamogga has preserved endangered species of over 500 herbal plants at his house and collected over 1500 varieties of seeds, considered extinct. Venkatgiri now wants to transfer his knowledge to the younger generation. “I travelled across Karnataka and collected these breeds. I have created religious method of growing herbal plants like Navagrahavana, Nandanavana, Nakshatravana, Pavitra vana, Ashwini vana with special plants mentioned in our sacred texts,” he told ANI.

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