Objective Botany : Question Bank For Civil Service Examinations NET, SET, Ph.D. And Allied Examination(PB)

T Pullaiah

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  • ISBN: 9788189233914

  • No. of Pages: 385

  • Imprint: Regency Publications

  • Publisher: Regency Publications

This book presents objective questions from all well-known branches of Botany. As many as 2200 questions have been framed right from Viruses which are invisible to naked eye to the most noticeable Angiosperms and from classical Taxonomy to the Modern Molecular Biology. The questions are compiled to help students appearing for the three coveted exams like Civil services, UGC -CSIR NET and Ph.D. entrance exams. Questions are substantially acquired from different competitive exams and also UGC -CSIR NET. Sections like Cytology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology and Ecology have more questions as these branches are more focused in these exams.

viii+377.,figs.,tabls., 25 cm

Preface v
1. Viruses 1
2. Bacteria 5
3. Algae 18
4. Fungi 34
5. Plant Pathology 47
6. Lichens 53
7. Bryophytes 55
8. Pteridophytes 60
9. Gymnosperms 71
10. Paleobotany 78
11. Cytology 83
12. Genetics 112
13. Molecular Biology 144
14. Biochemistry 179
15. Economic Botany 195
16. Plant Physiology 204
17. Plant Anatomy 236
18. Reproductive Biology/Embryology 246
19. Plant Tissue Culture 264
20. Plant Taxonomy 270
21. Ecology and Environmental Science 285
22. Biotechnology 314
23. Evolution 320
24. Instrumentation & Methods 325
25. Morphology 330
26. Biostatistics 332
Appendices
Appendix I: Some Economically Important Indian Plants 337
Appendix II: Diseases and Causative Organisms 346
Appendix III: Some Interesting Established Records in Botany 349
Appendix III: Some Famous Indian Botanists and their Contributions 353
Glossary 359

Prof. T. Pullaiah obtained his M.Sc. (1973) and Ph.D. (1976) degrees in Botany from Andhra University. He was a Post Doctoral Fellow at Moscow State University, Russia during 1976-78. Professor Pullaiah joined Sri Krishnadevaraya University as Lecturer in 1979 and became Professor in 1993. He held several positions in the University, which include Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, Head of the Department of Botany, Chairman, BOS in Botany, Head of the Department of Sericulture, Co-ordinator and Chairman, BOS in Biotechnology, Vice Principal and Principal, S.K. University College. He retired from active service on 31st May 2011. He was selected by UGC as UGC-BSR Faculty Fellow and is working in Sri Krishnadevaraya University. Prof. Pullaiah has published 53 books, 295 research papers and 35 popular articles.

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