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Department of Botany




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Dr Nelofar Gulam Nabi

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Botany as a subject has been introduced to equip students with knowledge and skills pertaining to all areas of plant science including evolution, physiology, anatomy, developmental biology, genetics etc. A student after graduating with botany as one of the subjects can have career opportunities in horticulture, agriculture, forestry, pomology, environmental biology etc. The major course outcomes are:

v  To help students develop a conceptual framework of the diverse life forms and enable them to distinguish between prokaryotes and eukaryotes.

v  To impart basic knowledge about the general characteristics, life cycle, structure and classification of Algae, Fungi, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms.

v  To introduce the students to basic ecological concepts like trophic structure, productivity, nutrient cycling, energy flow and endemism.

v  To provide an understanding of  plant taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and embryology.

v  To impart awareness about plant water relations and transport mechanism in addition to basic physiological processes viz. photosynthesis and respiration.

v  To provide knowledge about the concepts of plant breeding and genetics, biotechnology, economic botany, plant pathology and horticulture.

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