Zoology (Sem I, Nagpur Univ)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5142-699-8

Student Price : Rs.230

Student Dollar Price : 8$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2022

No. Of Pages : 192

Book Weight :350

About The Book

ZOOLOGY: B.Sc. First Year (Semester I) is an effort to mak e available an authentic and standard study material for the students and teachers. The book has been compiled exclusively as per the New Semester- wise Syllabus of RTM Nagpur University. The study material of the book is derived from many standard reference and textbooks of International and National repute.

The book is divided into three parts and eight units:

Part I : Paper I “Life and Diversity of Animals Nonchordates (Protozoa to Annelida)” with IV Units Part II: Paper II “Environment Biology” with IV units Part III: Practical based on Paper I & II

The unique feature of our book is point wise presentation of subject matter which we feel really helpful for the students while reading the book. Several illustrative diagrams have been included in the text which will help students to grasp the idea quickly and easily. At the end of each part of the book questions based on syllabus are given with a view to facilitate students while writing the answers.


Contents -

2. Parammoecium
3. Plasmodium
4. Parasitic Protozoans of Man
1. Porifera
2. Sycon
3. Coelenterata
4. Obelia
1. Helminthes
2. Ascaris
3. Taenia Solium
4. Elementary Idea of Parasitic Adaptations in Helminthes
1. Annelida
2. Leech
3. Trochophore Larva and Its Significance
4. Vermiculture and Its Importance
1. Atmosphere
2. Hydrosphere
3. Lithosphere
4. Renewable and Non -Renewable Energy Sources
1. Ecosystem
2. Detailed Study of Pond Ecosystem
3. Food Chain, Food web and Ecological Pyramids
4. Energy Flow in an Ecosystem, Single Channel
1. Biodiversity and its conservation
2. Causes of reduction of Biodiversity
3. Wildlife Conservation Acts
4. Hot Spots of Biodiversity in India
1. Sources, effect and Control Measures of Air Pollution
2. Sources Effect and Control Measues of Water Pollution
3. Sources Effect and Control Measures of Noise Pollution
4.Toxic Effect of Heavly Metals
Practical -I(Based on Paper I and II)
Section -A Life and Diversity of Animals- Nonchordates
1. Study of Museum Specimens
2. Study of Permanent Slides
3. Dissection
4. Mounting
Section -B Environmental Biology
1. Estimation of Dissolved Oxygen of Water
2. Estimation of Free Co2 of Water
3. Estimatiion of PH of water Sample
4. Estimation of Total Hardness of Water
5. Study of Pond Ecosystem - Producers, Consumers and Decomposers
6. Quantitative Analysis of Plankton

About The Author

Mr. Ashish S. Gadwe, M.Sc., NET, SET, working as an Assistant Professor in Zoology at M.B. Patel College of Arts, Commerce & Science Deori Dist. Gondia. He has got more than 12 years of teaching experience at graduate as well as postgraduate level. He has also done `Advanced Diploma in Bioinformatics` from Bioinformatic Center, University of Pune. He was a recipient of scholarship sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi. He cleared CSIR-NET exam for lectureship with all-India 30th ranking. He is been highly appreciated teacher over the years in this area. He has participated in number of seminars, conferences and workshops and presented research papers.

Dr. Gunwant P. Gadekar, M.Sc., Ph.D. working as Head and Assistant Professor in Department of Zoology at Dhote Bandhu Science College, Gondia. He is teaching for more than a decade and believes in motivating the students to have an enquiry mind for success and survival. He has been a recognized supervisor for Ph.D. in Zoology under Science faculty of RTM Nagpur University. He has carried out MRP and number of research papers published in reputed international and national journals.

Dr. Rajkumar S. Bhonde earned his M.Sc. degree in Zoology from S.G.B.A. University. After M.Sc., he joined as a lecturer in CSBR, RTM Nagpur University in 2004. Subsequently, he continued his research work on Sericology for which RTM Nagpur University conferred the Ph.D. degree on him.

Apart from the professional excellence, he has completed certificate course in Bioinformatics and Diploma in Sericulture. Besides 13 years teaching experience, he has engaged with independent research on forest insect pest. So far he has published two research papers in reputed journals and two oral presentations in international conference. At present, he is associated with Dept. of Zoology, C.J. Patel College of Arts, Commerce, Science and Post-Graduate, Tirora. Dist. Gondia, as the Assistant Professor and Head.

Dr. Ashish Kumar Jha, Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, Bhawabhuti Mahavidyalaya, Amgaon, affiliated to RTM Nagpur University; Nagpur has eight years of teaching experience at undergraduate and one year at postgraduate level. Having a good academic record, the author has done Ph.D. from RTM Nagpur University and qualified UGC-CSIR, NET in June 2003. He has published two research papers in International Journal. The topic of his interest is soil fauna, carbon sequestration, litter decomposition and animal physiology. The author can be reached at [email protected] 

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