A Manual of Practical Zoology: Chordates, 11/e

A Manual of Practical Zoology: Chordates, 11/e

Authors : Dr. P S Verma

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About the Author

Dr. P S Verma :-
He is M.Sc., PhD, F.E.S.I. and F.A.Z, has immense teaching experience. He taught Zoology to undergraduate and postgraduate students at Meerut College, Meerut till 2000. Dr. Verma has engaged in active research, and also successfully guided several PhD students. He has to his credit publication of several research papers.
A celebrated author, Dr. Verma has written several books on Zoology. His books include Biology for Schools, and Biology for classes XI and XII (CBSE and ISC). He has also written several books for undergraduate and postgraduate courses. His books have been very popular among the student community.
His famous books include Invertebrate Zoology, Chordate Zoology, Practical Zoology (Invertebrate), Practical Zoology (Chordate), Cell Biology, Genetics, Cytology, Chordate Embryology, Textbook of Biology for class IX, Textbook of Biology for classes XI and XII and ISC Biology for classes XI and XII.

About the Book

The book is a concise and practical guide for students of Zoology. Comprising seven parts, the book commences with underpinnings for laboratory work and proceeds to detail on microscopes, laboratory reagents, dissections, preparation of permanent slides, museums, mountings and so on, providing a comprehensive treatment of the subject.


Key Features

• Inclusion of a new chapter on Skeleton of Scoliodon

• Addition of new microscopic slides and embryological slides in respective chapters

• Over 500 figures to facilitate understanding


Table of Content

1. General Directions for Laboratory Work, 2. Microscopes, 3. Preparation of Laboratory Reagents, 4. Dissections, 5. Preparation of Permanent Slides, 6. Important Mountings, 7. Study of Museum Specimens (Museology), 8. Phylum Chordata, 9. Group-Protochordata, 10. Class-Cyclostomata, 11. Superclass-Pisces, 12. Class Amphibia, 13. Class-Reptilia, 14. Class-Aves (Birds), 15. Class Mammalia, 16. Slides of Protochordata, 17. Slides of Cylostomata, 18. Slides of Fishes, 19. Slides of Amphibia, 20. Slides of Reptilia, 21. Slides of Birds, 22. Slides of Mammalia, 23. Histology of Some Vertebrate Tissues, 24. Embryological Slides, 25. Osteology, 26. Skeleton of Scoliodon, 27. Skeleton of Frog, 28. Skeleton of Varanus, 29. Skeleton of Fowl, 30. Skeleton of Rabbit, 31. Skeleton of Dog, 32. List of Chemicals and Apparatus, 33. Experimental Biochemistry and Physiology, 34. Chromatography