The present book comprises twelve chapters and comprehensive appendices. The first five chapters contain the directions and procedural details for the estimation of carbohydrates, proteins, amino acids, phenols, lipids and enzymes. The assays for enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants has mentioned in details in chapter six. The chapter seven, eight and nine deals with the extraction and quantifications procedures of nucleic acids, pigments and plant growth regulators, respectively. The author has covered in chapter ten about the analysis of macro- and micro-nutrients from plant samples in chapter ten. The chapter eleven is exclusively discussed about the microscopic techniques for plant tissue analysis which is foremost imperative for histological study. And the last chapter deals with respective formulae need for the growth analysis parameters. The book has concluded with more useful appendices. This book helps in understanding the different phytochemical analytical methods with step-by-step approach to virtually every topic pertaining in plant analysis with extremely comprehensive scope. This book is unique compilation which cover various plant analytical methods under a single domain. Hope that this book will fulfil the demand of researcher, students as well as teachers with a great standard.
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Preface v 1. Extraction and Quantifications Procedures of Carbohydrates 1 2. Extraction and Quantifications Procedures of Proteins and Amino Acids 29 3. Extraction and Quantification of Phenols 63 4. Extraction and Quantifications Procedures of Lipids 73 5. Extraction and Quantification Procedures of Enzymes 83 6. Assay for Antioxidants 103 7. Nucleic Acids 119 8. Extraction and Quantifications of Pigments 135 9. Analysis of Plant Growth Regulators 147 10. Analysis of Macro and Micro-nutrients from Plant Samples 159 11. Microscopic Techniques for Plant Tissue Analysis 185 12. Analysis of Growth Parameters 223
Dr S. D. Ramteke, Principal Scientist, ICAR-National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune. He has more than 25 years experience in plant physiology. He did B.Sc. (Forestry), M.Sc. (Agril. Botany) from PKV, Akola, received Ph.D (Crop Physiology) from University of Agril. Sciences, Dharwad. He has published more than 90 research papers, 200 popular articles, covering 5 book chapters/reviews, 6 books. He is recipient of many award. Dr Ramteke visited South Africa, U.S. and China for paper presentation. Dr Jayant Haridas Meshram, presently working as Senior Scientist (Plant Physiology) with at ICAR- Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur. He did Ph.D in Plant Physiology from IARI, New Delhi. He has published 20 research papers in international journals of repute, edited books and several popular articles. He visited USA and Brazil research conference.