College Botany (Bangalore Univ)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5262-014-2

Student Price : Rs.598

Student Dollar Price : 23$

Library Price : Rs.1050

Library Dollar Price : 42$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2016

No. Of Pages : 566

Book Weight :0

About The Book

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

The book is divided into four parts - Part One - Taxonomy and Economiic Botany; Part Two - Genetics and Dytology; Part Three - Plant breeding and Evolution and Part Four - Practyical Manual. The theory portion dealt with in the first threee parts has 22 chapters and practical manual has 8 chapters .Chapter 30 deals with technical description of locally available plants.

The text is profusely illustrated and the language used in simple and straight.

 

Contents -

PART ONE - TAXONOMY AND ECOMOMIC BOTANY
1. Introduction
2. Classification of Angiosperms
3. Modern Trends in Taxonomy
4. Glossary of Taxonomic Terms
5. Selected Families of Monocotyledons
6. Selected Families of Dicotyledons
7. Economic Plant Products
PART TWO - GENETICS AND CYTOLOGY
8. Introduction
9.  Mendelism
10. Interaction of Gens
11. Multiple Factor Inheritance
12. Linkage and Crossing Over
13. Cytoplasmic Inheritance
14. Chromosomes
15. Chromosomal Aberrations
16. Gene Mutation
17. Cell Division
PART THREE - PLANT BREEDING AND EVOLUTION
18. Vegetative Propagation
19. Plant Breeding
20. Origin of Life
21. Organicevolution
PART FOUR
22. Introduction
23. Root Modifications
24. Stem Modifications
25. Leaf Modifications
26. Inflorescence
27. Fruits
28. Cytology
29. Description of a Flowering Plant
30. Taxonomy

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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