Recent Trends in Plant Sciences

by Pullaiah, T

ISBN: 9789354615764
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Imprint : Regency Publications
Year : 2023
Price : Rs. 10995.00
Biblio : xv+297p

Author Profile

Prof. T. Pullaiah obtained his M.Sc. (1973) and Ph.D. (1976) degrees in Botany from Andhra University. Professor Pullaiah 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. Prof. R.R. Venkata Raju did his M.Sc. from Sri Krishnadevaraya University in 1981. He obtained his Ph.D. Degree in 1986. He has completed six major research project funded by CSIR, DST, UGC,ICFRE and WWF and at present holding two major projects financed by UGC and DBT. Prof. C. Sudhakar obtained his M.Sc. (1981) and Ph.D. (9191) form Sri Krishnadevaraya University. He joined the Department of Botany in 1987 as Assistant Professor and is currently Professor in the Department of Biotechnology. Dr. B. Ravi Prasad Rao did post-graduation in 1986 and was award Ph.D. in 1991. Dr. Rao joined Department of Botany, Sri Krishnadevaraya University in 1992. Presently he is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Botany. Dr. S. Thimma Naik obtained his M.Sc. (1986) and Ph.D. (2002) degree in Botany from Sri Krishnadevaraya University. He worked for more than 15 year in Central Silk Board as Senior Research Officer. He published 5 research papers in journals of repute.

About The Book

The book includes 38 research articles on various aspects of Plant Science written by leading experts. The first eight articles are on microbial aspects and include microbial phytases, VAM fungi, screening of actinomycetes, soild state fermentation and rhizosphere bacteria. An article on conservation of Cycads is written by Goel from NBRI. There are five articles on fodder grasses from scientists of ICAR-Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi. Medicinal Plants and ethnobotanical aspects are covered in about 10 articles. Other topics include morphogenesis of seven species of tobacco, effect of herbicide on yield in Cicer arietinum, proteases in Indian bean, Effect of pesticides on amylase activity, anatomical properties of Casuarinas equisetifolia and impact of environmental factors on gliding motility of oscillatoria. There is an article is on Biological disasters.