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Bats of Indian Institute of Science campus

Krishnan, Riki and Pramod, P (1999) Bats of Indian Institute of Science campus. In: Current Science, 76 (6). p. 716.


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The lush green Indian Institute of Science campus is located in the north of Bangalore. The Maharaja of Mysore, Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, generously gifted the Institute with 150.54 hectares of land. At present the extent of land holding of the Institute is 179.28 hectares (Suresh, H. S. and Harish Bhat, The Flora of IISc Campus, Technical Report, 1998). Prior to its establishment in 1909, it was said to have open scrubland and farmland. The present landscape is largely due to the planning of the visionaries like C. V. Raman, G. H. Krumbigel, Homi Bhabha, B. S. Nirody and C. N. R. Rao.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Current Science
Publisher: Indian Academy of Sciences
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Centre for Ecological Sciences
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2005
Last Modified: 06 May 2011 06:30
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/2942

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