- Sourav Mukherjee, a post-graduate in the field of botany and a faculty of biological science in one of the most reputed medical coaching institutes in India, keeps a passion and keen interest for the orchids. He has spent some twelve odd years researching Ayurved and herbal biotechnology. His tremendous interest in herbal medicines, especially orchids, led him to author the title: ‘Orchids in Traditional Medicine’. Sourav has also authored a reference book, a textbook for biotechnology students at Pune University, and contributed one chapter for an e-book prior to this. He also has several national and international research papers published in various journals. Apart from orchids, Sourav is also a voracious reader of books related to Indian philosophy, Indian classical music and Sanskrit literature. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.