University Botany- Iii : (Plant Taxonomy, Plant Embryology, Plant Physiology)

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New Age International, Jan 1, 2007 - 388 pages
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University Botany-Iii Is A Comprehensive Text Book For Students Of 3Rd Year B.Sc Botany. The Book Is Written Strictly In Accordance With Revised Common Core Syllabus Adopted By All The Universities In Andhra Pradesh. Every Care Has Been Taken To Present The Subject In A Simple Language And In A Profusely Illustrated Manner For Better Understanding. The Book Is Divided Into Three Parts.Part A Deals With The Morphology, Taxonomy And Economic Importance Of Different Families. It Also Deals With Basic Rules Of Nomenclature And Systems Of Classifications Of Angiosperm Plants. A Brief Account Of Modern Trends In Taxonomy And Basics Of Ethanobotany Are Also Given.Part B Deals With The Reproduction And Development Of Angiosperm Plants. Microsporogenesis And Megasporogenesis And Fertilization Are Discussed In Different Chapters. Brief Description Of Development Of Endosperm And Embryo Formed Sixth Seventh Chapters Respectively. An Introduction To Palynology With Special Reference To A Few Families Is Also Given.Part C Deals With The Plant Water Relations, Mineral Nutrition, Plant Metabolism With Respect To Photosynthesis, Respiration And Nitrogen Metabolism Are Given. Growth And Development Of Angiosperm Plant With Reference To Growth Substances And Light Are Discussed. Fruit Ripening, Seed Dormacy And Germination Also Formed This Part. Plant Life In Relation To Environmental Stress Is Given In Last Part Of This Section.
  

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It is a good book for first year students,however there are some mistakes that might be confusing. For example page 34, it is said that Gaspar Bauhin was the first to apply binomial nomenclature and the year is 1956 !!
In page 35, Argemone mexicana is wrongly written as A. mexcicana.
I did not see more but 1 mistake per page... well it needs another revision and correction.
 

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i need to read this meterial

Contents

Introduction to Taxonomy of Angiosperms
3
Basic rules of Nomenclature
33
Angiosperms Taxonomy
67
Modern Trends in Taxonomy
143
Microsporangium
161
Embryo
172
Female Gametophyte
189
Polyembryony
218
Mineral Nutrition
243
Transpiration
256
Enzymes
265
Photosynthesis
275
Respiration
303
Growth and Development
340
Fruit Physiology
363
Stress Physiology
370

PLANT PHYSIOLOGY
233

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