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National Herbarium Program

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National Herbarium Program of Plant Genetic Resources Institute permanently stores dried plant specimens pasted on cardboard sheets according to scientific grouping of plants. These dried plant specimens are important reference material for scientific studies in various disciplines like plant taxonomy, ecology, environmental studies, genetics, medicinal plants and other economically important plants. National Herbarium Program maintains over 12000 species from Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, Iran and Central Asian countries.