Non-Chordata - II

ISBN Number : 978-81-8318-181-5

Student Price : Rs.360

Student Dollar Price : 14$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2018

No. Of Pages : 444

Book Weight :464

About The Book

The present title "Non-Chordata - II" deals with all those animals that have no endoskeleton. Non-Chordates alone constitute 95 percent of the entire Animal kingdom. There are vast heterogenous assemblage of groups of animals. The range in size, in structural diversity and in adaptation and to different modes in enormous. A number of highly complicated, and technical and technical instruments have been devised to make their detailed studies possible. The present text illustrates the wealth of diversity in organization and physiology that has been found in the various groups of Non-Chordate. The various phyla have been treated in a simple and lucid style. The approach of discussion of all the phyla is very simple so as to impart to the students a clear and vivid understanding.

General characters and classification and brief description of other important types of the phylum have also been dealt with complete, authentic and up-to-date account. Further separate chapters on topics of significance and general interest pertaining to the phylum have also been added to make the treatment more elaborate.


Contents -

1. Characters and Classification of Arthropoda
2. Peripatus
3. Palaemon
4. Cephalization
5. Integument
6. Limulus
7. Mouth Parts in Insects
8. Respiration in Insects
9. Metamorphosis in Insects
10. Termites
11. Role of Insects in Biological Control
12. Apiculture
13. Prawn Culture
14. Characters and Classification of Mollusca
15. Unio : (A Fresh Water Mussel)
16. Foot of Mollusca
17. Economic Importance of Mollusca
18. Neopilina
19. Characters and Classification of Echinodermata
20. Starfish
21. Larval Forms in Echinodermata
22. Minor Phyla
23. Phylum Rotifera (The Wheel Animalcules)

About The Author

Dr. Mohan P. Arora is an experienced researcher and an ardent teacher. After taking his master degree from Vikram University, he joined the Mossfern Laboratory at Barlow Ganj, Mussourie as a scientist in 1970, and a year later, he joined Department of Zoology, M.M.H. (Post Graduate) College, Ghaziabad (U.P.) in 1971. He submitted Ph.D. thesis in 1977 under the UGC Teachers Fellowship. He has 34 years teaching experience. Since 1971, he is engaged in furthering his studies on Reproductive Endocrinology (Cytological approach). At present, he is continuing the same department in the capacity of Reader. He has guided several researchers in Avian as well as Reptilian endocrinology. He is a regular member and fellow of several societies and associations. He attended several international symposia. Apart from the present title, he is an author of several books.

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