Author : P. Jalender,A. Srijan,S. Sandeep
Publisher : Educreation Publishing
Release : 2016-12-10
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De
Book Description :
The present book, entitled "Plant Sciences - A Treatise", is an attempt for providing agricultural graduates and post-graduates with sufficient supplemental information for competitive examinations such as JRF, SRF and ICAR-ASRB NET. The basic purpose of this book is to assist the students to develop a thorough understanding of the subjects of plant sciences viz., genetics and plant breeding, biotechnology, seed science and technology, and plant pathology and agricultural microbiology. To accomplish the above-mentioned objectives, an attempt was made to present the subjects in elucidated manner as per the requirements of students of the agricultural universities. For convenience, the book is furnished in various sections. The book deals with the fundamental facts and landmarks in the field of plant sciences accompanied by short introductions on various cell organelles and their functions, cell division, Mendelian genetics, cytogenetics, plant breeding methods, breeding of field crops, seed science and molecular genetics aspects. Plant pathology dealing with various crop diseases, their casual organisms, epidemiology, diagnosis and detection and management of plant diseases were dealt. The basics of agricultural microbiology were also covered briefly keeping JRF and other competitive examinations in view. Scientists and their contributions have been thoroughly covered in various sections of plant sciences. We hope this book caters the need of the agricultural students preparing for various examinations, and we wish the students utilize this book for their success. We are thankful to our teachers for their moral support in bringing out this book. Your valuable comments and suggestions are most welcome for improving this book further.