Botany (Sem V, Nagpur Univ)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5596-672-8

Student Price : Rs.240

Student Dollar Price : 10$

Book Edition : Second

Year of Publication : 2022

No. Of Pages : 204

Book Weight :350

About The Book

This book of botany written in accordance with the syllabus prescribed by the RTM, Nagpur University for the B. Sc. Semester – V Botany students includes Paper I (Plant Physiology, Mineral Nutrition and Hydroponics) and Paper II (Plant Ecology and Organic Farming).

Good effort has been put forward to prepare this book in a carefully, meticulous manner resulting in a lucid, comprehensible and unambiguous style which will surely help the students to understand the concept easily. The subject has been projected in a concise manner with lots of illustrations and diagrams.


Contents :

Paper – I Plant Physiology, Mineral Nutrition and Hydroponics
Unit – 1 Plant Water Relation
Unit – 2 Photosynthesis and Respiration
Unit – 3 N-Fixation, Plant Movement and Photoperiodism
Unit – 4 Skill Development: Mineral Nutrition and Hydroponics
Paper – II Plant Ecology and Organic Farming
Unit – 1 Plant and Environment
Unit – 2 Ecosystem
Unit – 3 Plant Succession and Adaptation
Unit – 4 Skill Development: Organic Farming

About The Author

Dr. D.K. Kapgate, M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc., Retired Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of Botany from J.M. Patel College, Bhandara. He has a vast teaching experience of 30 years at UG, 20 years at PG and 36 years of Research. Recognized M.Phil. and Ph.D. supervisor of RTM Nagpur, SGB Amravati, Gondwana, Algappa, Periyar and Singhania Universities. 09 M.Phil., 06 Ph.D. students are awarded and 08 students are working for Ph.D. He is a member of Board of Studies in Botany of RTM Nagpur University. He an eminent Palaeobotanist of Central India. He published 78 research papers, papers, 09 Text Books and 04 Practical Book on Botany. He is also Associate Editor of the Journal "Botanique", Joint Secretary of Science Research Institute International, Fellow of Indian Botanical Society, Indian National Academy of Science, United Writers Association. He has completed UGC Major Research project and now working on International collaborative project with Cleveland Museum, Florida University – USA and Institute of Botany. Beijing China. He was one of the Organizing Secretary of 3rd Sino-Indian International conference held at Beijing-China in 2002. He visited Australia, Europe, America, China, Thailand and other countries for scientific collaborations / exchange programme. He is a member of various Scientific National and International Societies / Organizations.

Dr. (Mrs.) Padmavathi S. Rao, M.Sc., Ph.D. (Cytogenetics) working as Assistant Professor in Department of Botany at J.M. patel Postgraduated College, Bhandara. She has teaching experience of 21 years at UG and PG level with exclusive teaching of Environmental Science since last 7 years. She has been awarded junior Research Fellowships from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi along with UGC-SAP during her career. She has published 16 research papers in various reputed national and international journals and presented papers in national conferences and seminars. She has received special training in plant tissue culture, molecular biology and biology and biotechnology. Her area of special interest is Cytogenetic, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Environmental Science. She is life member of Indian Journal of Cytology and Genetics and Journal of Advances in Plant Science.

Dr. Kalpana P. Ghoshal, M.Sc., M.Ed., Ph.D., rendering services as an Assistant Professor and Head in Department of Botany, M.B. Patel College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Deori with teaching experience of 14 years at U.G. level and 5 years at P.G. level. Recognized Supervisor for Ph.D. in Botany under Science faculty of RTM Nagpur University. Perusing MRP funded by UGC under XIIth plan. Life member of Indian National Aerobiological Society. Published number of research papers in reputed international and national journals. She believes in motivating the students to achieve success in life. Her area of interest is in Palenology, Aerobiology and Ethnobotany.

 Dr. Mahesh N. Mhaiskar, M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D., presently working as an Assistant Professor in Botany at R.S. Bidkar Arts, Commerce and Science College, Hinganghat, Dist. Wardha. He is teaching the subject at undergraduate level for 13 years. He is recognized Supervisor for Ph.D. in Botany, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur. Research papers have been published in reputed journals and presented in national conferences.

 Dr. Mundeep G. Awaley, M.Sc., Ph.D., working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Botany, Bhawabhuti Mahavidyalaya, Amgaon with teaching and research experience of 13 years. Recognized Supervisor for Ph.D. in Science Faculty of RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur. He has carried out MRP, funded by UGC. Published number of research papers in reputed national journals. 

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