Malvaceae Week- Thanks To All

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Balkar Arya

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Sep 11, 2011, 8:51:27 PM9/11/11
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Dear Members
2-3 Months before when Dr Gurcharan Singh Ji proposed the name of families for coming week of families, I decided to co-ordinate Malvaceae Week. at That time my choice was just by Chance. I was not expecting such a huge response. Contribution of Gurcharan Ji, Dinesh ji, Satish Ji, Ushadi ji, Raghu Ji, Ranjini Ji, Nalini Ji, Madhuri Ji, Vijayasankar Ji, Mani Ji, Ritesh Ji, Narender Ji, Muthu Ji, Mohina Ji, Shrikant Ji, Prashant Ji and a few names i might have missed, by there lots of pics made this week a grand Success. More than 2000 posts in Malvaceae week in about 310 threads has covered about 170-180 plants and made this week an interesting week. Although Me in this week also could not contribute much due to paucity of time. Even some pics of this family still remain unidentified with me. I will try to post some of them today.

I thank you all for your whole hearted efforts for making this week a colorful, successful week. Specially, continuous efforts of Gurcharan Ji, Dinesh Ji, Satish Ji and Ushadi Ji were a great source of Inspiration for all of us. Many many thanks and hats off to you

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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 11, 2011, 10:36:31 PM9/11/11
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Yes Balkar ji
It was a great success, thanks to the efforts of many members. Another great contribution of this episode was the high quality of photographs uploaded by ur veteran members Satish ji, Dinesh ji and Prashant ji, besides many others.
      Malvaceae family among other things is mainly diagnosed for species on the basis of epicalyx, staminal column and fruit type especially number of mericarps in many. In future episodes, perhaps we will advise members, what characters to focus on.


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J.M. Garg

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Sep 12, 2011, 12:45:21 AM9/12/11
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A wonderful deluging week!!!
I think unparallelled response in efi history after fruits & vegetables week.
Thanks everybody.

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Vijayasankar

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Sep 12, 2011, 1:24:37 AM9/12/11
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Congrats, Balkar ji for successfully coordinating the Malvaceae week episode. It was a real feast for eyes and also very informative. The episode, like the previous ones, showcased enormous team spirit and overwhelming responses. Though I couldn't contribute much due to time constraints, I enjoyed viewing/reading the posts. Thanks to all who made the episode a grand success.
 
Regards 
 
Vijayasankar Raman
National Center for Natural Products Research
University of Mississippi

Satish Phadke

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Sep 12, 2011, 1:56:26 AM9/12/11
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Dear Balkar ji
Congrats for successful Malvaceae week.
You said you couldn't contribute much.
My perception: Not only your contribution in the week but your contribution in last few months is responsible for the overwhelming response to this Malvaceae week.
Incidentally few posts just before the start of Malvaceae week also belong to Family : Malvaceae.
Great show! Thanks once again.
Regards
Dr Satish Phadke

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formp...@yahoo.com

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Sep 12, 2011, 3:55:31 AM9/12/11
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Totally agreed. I feel not only the episode but you are sreering the whole group itslf. Setting the landmarks in photography and directing the group to specifications required.
Congrats
Madhuri

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Ushadi micromini

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Sep 12, 2011, 9:25:01 AM9/12/11
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wow...
now how do we use this resource?

Did this response cover most/all the major subfamily... tribe...
genera...
can something be made of this?

Tremendous job Balkar ji...
Usha di
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On Sep 12, 12:55 pm, formpeja...@yahoo.com wrote:
> Totally agreed. I feel not only the episode but you are sreering the whole group itslf. Setting the landmarks in photography and directing the group to specifications required.
> Congrats
> Madhuri
> Sent from BlackBerry® on Airtel
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> From: Vijayasankar <vijay.botan...@gmail.com>
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> Sender: indian...@googlegroups.com
> Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2011 00:24:37
> To: Balkar Arya<balkara...@gmail.com>
> Cc: indiantreepix<indian...@googlegroups.com>
> Subject: Re: [efloraofindia:81353] Malvaceae Week- Thanks To All
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> Congrats, Balkar ji for successfully coordinating the Malvaceae week
> episode. It was a real feast for eyes and also very informative. The
> episode, like the previous ones, showcased enormous team spirit and
> overwhelming responses. Though I couldn't contribute much due to time
> constraints, I enjoyed viewing/reading the posts. Thanks to all who made the
> episode a grand success.
>
> Regards
>
> Vijayasankar Raman
> National Center for Natural Products Research
> University of Mississippi
>

Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 12, 2011, 9:45:31 AM9/12/11
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Ushadi
We already have most pages (covering 53 genera) largely due the efforts of Dinesh ji and Garg ji. We have only to add links to the new species (under existing genera) or new genera pages for the new species that are being uploaded.


There is a lot of work to be done, and every one can do his or her bit.
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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 

Balkar Arya

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Sep 12, 2011, 9:52:39 AM9/12/11
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Thanks a lot to all for kind words

Dinesh Valke

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Sep 12, 2011, 10:13:01 AM9/12/11
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Balkar ji ... it indeed was a great family week !! ... your encouragement helped all of us.
Regards.
Dinesh

raghu ananth

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Sep 12, 2011, 2:33:24 PM9/12/11
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Malvaceae week - it rained for seven consecutive days. Thanks to  all members for their wholehearted contribution and enlivened interaction. Special thanks to moderators, cordinator Balkar ji and Gurucharan ji. 
 

Regards
Raghu



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mani nair

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Sep 13, 2011, 8:27:18 AM9/13/11
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Congrats, Balkar ji. It was really a colorful week and I learnt a
lot about Malvaceae family. Thanks for succesfully coordinating the
Malvaceae week episode.
Cheers !!
Mani

Giby Kuriakose

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Sep 13, 2011, 8:51:56 AM9/13/11
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Congratulations Balkar Ji! 
Last week we all were very active and I learned about many new plants. It was such a nice learning experience. 
Learning plants from all corners of India (sometimes from parts of world as well) while working in the southern end of the country can be possible only through our group. 
Further such a nice able coordination is much appreciable with a salute (words would fail in such instances)

Thank you for the same and keep going we all are accompanying you. 
Thanks to Gurcharan Singh Ji, Garg Ji, the Hero of Malvaceae Week Balkar Ji and all members for their active involvement in the much appreciated week of learning process. 


Thanks and Regards,
Giby




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