Botany: for B.Sc. Students Semester I (NEP-Karnataka)

Botany: for B.Sc. Students Semester I (NEP-Karnataka)

Author : B P Pandey

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  • ISBN : 9789355011275
  • Pages : 384
  • Binding : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Imprint : S Chand Publishing
  • © year : 2022
  • Size : 6.5 X 9.25

Price : 299.00 239.20

This textbook has been designed to meet the needs of B.Sc. first semester students of Botany stream for universities of Karnataka as per the recommended National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. The book has been comprehensively written to provide full syllabus coverage with extensive details of concepts along with recent updates, illustrations, tables etc. The book has been written in lucid and easily understandable language for students. Each chapter has self-test exercise as well as a consolidated text on practical part along with viva voce questions at the end of the book.

·         Exhaustive coverage of microbiology and its principles
·         A chronological account of taxonomy of microbes including virus and bacteria
·         A detailed discussion on microbial growth and their culture methods
·         Description of analytical techniques associated with conceptual details
·         Recent updates on topics such as Covid-19 disease and viral structure

1: Microbial Diversity
2: History and Developments of Microbiology
3: Microscopy: Principles and Applications
4: Culture Media for Microbes (Natural and Synthetic Media)
5: Sterilization Methods
6: Introduction to Microbial Growth
7: Microbial Cultures and Preservation
8: Viruses
9: Viroids
10: Bacteria: Classification and Economic Importance
11: Fungi: Classification and Economic Importance
12: Lichens and Fungal Diseases of Plants


Microbiology Laboratory: Basic Rules and Requirements Lab Experiments
1: Enumeration of Soil/Food/Seed Microorganism by Serial Dilution Technique
2: Method of Using a Balance: Some Points of Consideration
3: Preparation of Temporary Cotton Plugs
4: Preparation of Permanent Cotton Plugs
5: Preparation of Culture Media
6: Quality Control of Media
7: Bacterial Cell Counting Using Haemocytometer
8: Measurement of Microorganisms (Micrometry)
9: Methods for Staining of Microorganisms
10: Isolation of Rhizobium from Soil / Root Nodules
11: Cultivation of Paddy Straw Mushroom
12: Preparation of Agar Slants, Inoculation, Incubation, Pure Culturing and Preservation of Microbes by Oil Overlaying


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