Botany For B.Sc. Students Semester VI: Paper 2 | Ecology & Environment | Lab on Cytogenetics, Conservation & Environment Management - NEP 2020 Uttar Pradesh

Botany For B.Sc. Students Semester VI: Paper 2 | Ecology & Environment | Lab on Cytogenetics, Conservation & Environment Management - NEP 2020 Uttar Pradesh

Author :Rashmi Upadhyay

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  • ISBN : 9789358704549
  • Pages : 528
  • Binding : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Imprint : S Chand Publishing
  • © year : 2024
  • Size : 6.50*9.25

Price : 450.00 360.00

This textbook has been designed to meet the needs of B.Sc. Sixth Semester students of Botany as per Common Minimum Syllabus prescribed for all Uttar Pradesh State Universities and Colleges under the recommended National Education Policy 2020. It comprehensively covers the theory and practical papers namely, Ecology & Environment and Lab on Cytogenetics, Conservation & Environment Management. The book discusses the complex interrelationship between organisms and environment. It will help the students to acquire conceptual knowledge of natural resources & sustainable utilisation including land utilisation, soil degradation and management strategies, wetlands, major and minor forest products and ecological footprint with emphasis on carbon footprint. This book also discusses the ecology and ecosystem, soil formation, properties and conservation, biodiversity and its conservation, phytogeography, environmental audit and sustainability, pollution, waste management and circular economy and environmental ethics, carbon credits and role of GIS. The practical part has been presented systematically to help students achieve sound conceptual understanding and learn experimental procedures.

  • Well-labelled diagrams relevant to the topics have been provided for easy understanding of the concepts
  • Engaging chapter-end exercises have been provided for practice
  • Collection of experiments to stimulate interest and aid in learning and memorizing the practical aspect of the subject
  • Boxed items throughout the text providing information on intricate terms and topicsD


Unit I: Natural Resources and Sustainable Utilisation

Chapter 1: Environment, Natural Resources and Sustainability
Chapter 2: Energy and Its Management
Unit II: Ecology and Ecosystem
Chapter 3: Ecology: An Introduction
Chapter 4: Energy Flow in Ecosystem
Chapter 5: Organism Interactions
Chapter 6: Community Ecology: Characteristics, Niche and Succession
Chapter 7: Types of Ecosystems

Unit III: Soil Formation, Properties and Conservation

Chapter 8: Soil Structure and Function
Chapter 9: Biogeochemical Cycles
Chapter 10: Soil Conservation

Unit IV: Biodiversity and Its Conservation 

Chapter 11: Understanding Biodiversity of Plants
Chapter 12: Threats to Biodiversity
Chapter 13: Niche, Ecotype and Ecological Indicators
Chapter 14: Biodiversity Conservation Strategies

Unit V: Phytogeography

Chapter 15: Biogeography of the World
Chapter 16: Biogeography of the India

Unit VI: Environmental Audit and Sustainability

Chapter 17: Environmental Audit
Chapter 18: Sustainable Agriculture

Unit VII: Pollution, Waste Management and Circular Economy

Chapter 19: Environmental Pollution, Environmental Protection Laws
Chapter 20: Bioremediation
Chapter 21: Waste: Types, Collection and Disposal
Chapter 22: Regulatory Framework of Pollution Monitoring and Control

Unit VIII: Environmental Ethics, Carbon Credits and Role of GIS

Chapter 23: Carbon Credits and Their Exchange
Chapter 24: Climate Change
Chapter 25: Environmental Ethics
Chapter 26: Geographical Information System (GIS)


Chapter 1: Ecology and Environment
Chapter 2: Soil Formation, Properties and Conservation
Chapter 3: Biodiversity and Phytogeography
Chapter 4: Pollution and Waste Managemen


B.Sc. Botany Students

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