The Department is fairly well equipped with all necessary and modern lab and library facilities. It has also facilities for research on topics related to different fields in plants sciences and mycology (including plant pathology). The Karachi University Herbarium in the Department of Botany ahs a collection of more than 150,000 plant specimens collected from different regions of Pakistan besides a large collection of specimens of algae and fungi. The departmental seminar library has a good collection of text books and research papers.