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`Download Book ⇻ Diary of a Botanist ↠ Prof B G L Swamy was a well know figure both in literary and scientific circles Born in Bangalore, the son of Sri D V Gundappa DVG , literary celebrity of Karnataka, had his post graduate education at Harvard University, USA Returning to India he occupied the position of Professor of Botany at the Presidency College, Madras ChennaiFor over twenty five years he stayed in Madras and endeared himself to the student community both on account of his scientific achievement as well as his charming waysStudents choosing botany and geology as subjects for their study had the rare oppertunity of spending some days in the field Swamy greatly enjoyed these outings and took pleasure in introducing his students both boys and girls the wonderful world of plants The following sixty odd pages of travelogue is one of the earliest attempts of Swamy to present a humorous and at the same time highly educative day to day account of the excursion of students he lead to the famous forests of Chelakudi in Kerala