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Origins of Plant Names
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Patil, D A
viii+287p., 23 cm
First Published, 2007
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Weight :  500 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  23 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2020
 

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ISBN: 9788170354604
Status: In Stock 
Price: Rs 1695.00  

India is one of the richest floristic reigion of the world. Its plant wealth is being used since antiquity for various purposes. The plants are referred by their scientific names but usually ignoring their bases and meaning. ‘Origins of Plant Names’ is a decade-long effort of the author encompassing about 3297 genera, 974 species of Indian territory. It informs about meanings, origins or history of plant names. It includes wild as well as cultivated, indigenous or exotic plants. Single reference book was a long-felt necessity. This book will help satisfy the needy. It will be useful to the students of undergraduate and post-graduate classes, apart from their teachers, researchers workers and enthusiasts studying in Botany, Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture and faculties like Ayurveda, Unani etc.

Dr. D.A. Patil is currently Reader in Botany, Post – Graduate Department of Botany, S.S.V.P Sanstha' s L.K. Dr. P. R. Ghogrey Science College, Dhule (Maharashtra). Dr. Patil did his M.Sc. (1978) with 'Angiosperm' as a subject of specialization from Dr. B. A. Marathwada University, Aurangabad (Maharashtra). He obtained Ph. D. (1983) from the same university. He has published over 100 research papers in national and international journals. He authored 'Flora of Dhule and Nandurbar Districts, Maharashtra'; He is co-author of 'Forest Flora of Jalgaon District, Maharashtra' and 'Ethnobotany of Nasik District' He also published ' A key to the Angiospermic;
He is member of Advisory and Editorial Boards of three national journals. He is Ex-Chairman, Board of Studies in Botany, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon (M.S.). He is awarded (i) Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Award (1996) by Indian Botanical Society, (ii) Scientist of the Year-2004, by National Environmental Science Academy, (iii) Jivaka Ayurved Vishwa Samman (2006) by International Academy of Indian Medicine.

   

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