Botany for Degree Students (B.Sc. Sem.-IV, As per CBCS)

Botany for Degree Students (B.Sc. Sem.-IV, As per CBCS)

Authors : B P Pandey

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About the Author

B P Pandey :-
B P Pandey, PhD, was formerly Head of Botany Department, J V College, Baraut. He obtained his MSc (Botany) degree from Agra University and PhD (Botany) degree from Meerut University. He has close to 40 years of teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. A prolific author, Dr Pandey has written several books on Botany for BSc and MSc courses, such as Plant Anatomy, Plant Pathology, A Textbook of Botany: Angiosperms, A Taxonomy of Angiosperms, Economic Botany, College Botany (Volume I), College Botany (Volume II), College Botany (Volume III), Botany for Degree Students - First Year, Botany for Degree Students - Second Year, Botany for Degree Students - Third Year, Modern Practical Botany (Volume I), Modern Practical Botany (Volume II) and Modern Practical Botany (Volume III) — all published by S Chand And Company Ltd, New Delhi. These books have been enthusiastically received by the students as well as the teaching fraternity. Besides, being a renowned textbook author, his interest also lies in poetry, both, English and Hindi.

About the Book

This textbook has been designed to meet the needs of BSc Fourth Semester students of Botany as per the UGC Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). It acquaints the students with plant-water relations and throws light on mineral nutrition. It also covers translocation in phloem, photosynthesis, respiration and enzymes. In addition to these, the book also deals with the nitrogen and lipid metabolism, plant growth regulators and plant response to light and temperature. While it provides strong conceptual understanding of the subject, it also helps in developing scientific outlook of the student.

Key Features

• Enriched with more than 150 well-labelled diagrams for easy understanding of the concepts
• Engaging chapter-end exercises, having more than 675 questions, for practice
• Collection of experiments at the end of the book to stimulate interest, aid in learning and memorize the practical aspect of the subject 
• Glossary of important terms at the end of the book

Table of Content

Plants Physiology and Metabolism:
1. Plant-Water Relations, 2. Mineral Nutrition, 3. Translocation in Phloem, 4. Photosynthesis, 5. Respiration, 6. Enzymes, 7. Nitrogen Metabolism, 8. Lipid (Fat) Metabolism, 9. Plant Growth Regulators, 10. Plant Response to Light and Temperature

• Plant Physiology: Laboratory Exercises • Methods of Biochemical Analysis • Biochemistry: Laboratory Exercises