College Botany

ISBN Number : 978-93-5262-015-9

Student Price : Rs.475

Student Dollar Price : 19$

Library Price : Rs.950

Library Dollar Price : 38$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2016

No. Of Pages : 368

About The Book

College Botany Vol IV has been completely revised and updated. It includes the latest revisions in the Botany Final Year B.Sc. Syllabus of Bangalore University. One special feature in the addition of practical exercises in a separate section.

The book is divided into Five Parts – Part One – Plant Water Relations and Transport; Part two – Energy Metabolism; Part Three – Molecular Biology; Part – Growth and Development and Part – Five – Practical Manual. The theory portion dealt with in the first four parts has 23 chapter and practical manual consists of Experiments in Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology.


Contents -

Part One Water Relations and Transport
1. Introduction
2. Permeability And Movement of Substances
3. Absorption of Water
4. Ascent of Sap
5. Transpiration
6. Mineral salt Absorption
7. Mineral Nutrition
8. Translocation of Organic Solutes
Part Two Energy Metabolism
9. Photosynthesis
10. Photorespiration
11. Respiration
12. Nitrogen Metabolism
13. Enzymes
Part Three Molecular Biology
14. Chemical Basis of Heredity
15. Replication of Genetic material
16. Genetic Code And Protein Synthesis
17. Genetic Regulation
18. Genetic Engineering
Part Four Growth And development
19. Growth
20. Growth Hormones
21. Plant Movements
22. Physiology Of Flowering
23. Dormancy
Part Five Practical Manual
24. Plant Physiology

About The Author

Dr. S. Sundara Rajan obtained the D.Sc. degree in Botany from the University of Mysore, specializing in Plant Chemistry, Population Genetics and Gene Ecology. He has also got a D.Litt. degree from Tumkur University for his thesis entitled Glimpses of Plant Science from Sanskrit Literature. He has been teaching and conducting research in Botany and Microbiology for the past 50 years. He has worked as head of P.G. Dept. of Botany, St. Joesphs College for nearly 38 years and also as a Dean, School of Biotechnology, Rai University, Bangalore Campus, Bangalore. Currently, he is the Director, Center for Research in Ancient and Modern Biology, Bengaluru. Dr. Sundara Rajans research interests include Plant Morphology, Physiology, Genetics and Evolution. He has published over 85 research papers in National and International Journals and has authored more than 90 books on Biological Sciences including Microbiology published by leading publishers of India.

Dr. Sundara Rajan has travelled abroad widely and has presented papers in many International conferences. He has contributed several invited articles to many books and encyclopedias and has done extensive research on History of Botany in Ancient India, on which he has published about half a dozen papers. He has also published two books on Ancient Indian Botany – Vedic Botany and Dictionary of Sanskrit plant names with botanical equivalents. Dr. Sundara Rajan has received many research awards and grants. Recently, he has been given the state award for being the best college teacher in science by the Government of Karnataka.

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