Botany (Gondwana Univ)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5367-759-6

Student Price : Rs.175

Student Dollar Price : 7$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2019

No. Of Pages : 160

Book Weight :230

About The Book

We have great pleasure in placing this book "Genetics and Plant Breeding, paper I and II for B.Sc.Botany Fifth Semester Students.This book has been compiled exclusively as per the new semester wise CBCS pattern syllabus of DSC-1 of Gondwana University, Gadchiroli which will implement from June-2019.

The main intend of writing this book is to present the subject matter in a concise and easily understandable from keeping in view the basic need of the students. Its our effort to make available an authentic and syllabus oriented standard study material for the students and teachers.


Contents -

Paper-I: Genetics and Plant Breeding-I
1.Brief History of Mendel, Terminology of genetics, Mendels laws of Inheritance
2.Cytoplasmic Inheritance: Leaf variegation in Mirabilis Jalapa, Mutations in mitochondrial DNA cause human disorders, Kappa particles in paramecium, maternal effect
3.Plant Breeding: Introduction and Objectives
4.Plant genetic resources, acclimatization
Paper-II: Genetics and Plant Breeding-II
1.Gene organization: Structure of Gene, Modern Concept of Gene
2.Chromosome organisation: Morphology and Structure of Chromosome
3.Inbreeding Inbreeding and Heterosis eterosis: History, G: History, Genetic basis of inbreeding depression and heterosis, enetic basis of inbreeding depression and heterosis, applications.
4.Plant Breeding and crop improvement: methods of crop improvement- polyploidy breeding (Production of autopolyploids: materials and agents used method of treatment- merits and demerits-acheivements), mutational breeding (mechanism of actions of radiations, 10 mechanism of action of chemical mutagens, procedure of mutation breeding, recurrent irradiation, gamma garden, directed mutagenesis, application of mutation breeding, limitations and acheivements).

About The Author

Dr. Aparna S. Margonwar, M. Sc., M. Phil., Ph. D. working as an Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Botany at Shri Sadguru Saibaba Science College, Ashti. She has 18 years of teaching experience at undergraduate level. She had published research papers in international journals. One book is published in Lambert PUblications, Germany. She is a member of Juvenile Justice Board from 2015. She had received Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Award (2012), DR. Ambedkar Fellowship Natinal Award and Pariyawaran Mitra Award (2013). She is recognised as a research guide by Gondwana University, Gadchiroli.

Dr. Shardkumar P. Patil, is presently working as an Assistant Proffessor and Head of Botany Department at Bhagwantrao Arts and Science College, Etapalli, Dist. Gadchiroli affiliated to Gondwana University, Gadchiroli. He has 6 years of teaching experience and 10 year of research experience. He attended and research papers in National and International Conference, Seminar and workshop. He has published research papers in National and International peer reviewed journals.

Ms. Nilima U. Rangari, M. Sc., B. Ed., NET-2011 and 2012, GATE 2012 is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Botany at Nevjabai Hitkarini College, Brahmapuri, where she teaches and researches in the areas of Phycology, Biochemistry and Plant Physiology. She has teachingexperience of 7 years at undergraduate and 4 years at postgraduate level. In view to an extensive background in academia, she has published research papers in various National/International Journals.

Dr. Sivaprasad Hari is working as an Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Botany, at Netaji Subhashchandra Science College, Mulchera, Dist. Gadchiroli. He has published research papers in journals of National repute. He is having about 23 years of experience of teaching undergraduate students. His subject specialization is Plant Physiology and Plant Ecology.

Mr. D. N. Watakhere is working as an Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Botany, RMG Aollege of Arts, Commerce and Science, Saoli, Dist. Chandrapur. He has completed his post graduation in 2008 and cleared NET in December 2009. He has three years of research experience as a JPF in major project. He has a more than a six years of teaching experience. He also cleared a NPTEL course exam from IIT Kanpur on the topic of Human Molecular Genetics. He is very curious and keen in Genetics and Molecular Biology.

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