Diversity of Non-Chordates : As per the latest curriculum on the directives of NEP 2020

Diversity of Non-Chordates : As per the latest curriculum on the directives of NEP 2020

Author : VK Agarwal

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  • ISBN : 9789358700114
  • Pages : 656
  • Binding : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Imprint : S Chand Publishing
  • © year : 2023
  • Size : 6.50*9.25

Price : 599.00 479.20

This textbook has been designed to meet the needs of B.Sc. First Semester students of Zoology for the recommended National Education Policy 2020. It comprehensively covers theory and practical papers, namely, Diversity of Non-Chordates. The theory part of this book aptly discusses the importance of systematics, taxonomy and structural organisation of animals. The students will learn the organisation, complexity and characteristic features of non-chordates and familiarise them with the morphology and anatomy of representatives of various animal phyla.Relevant experiments corresponding to the theoretical topics and examples have been presented systematically to help students achieve sound conceptual understanding and learn experimental procedures.

  • More than 250 well-labelled diagrams have been provided for easy understanding of the concepts
  • Boxed items throughout the text providing information on intricate terms and topics
  • 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

  • Introduction
  • Protozoa: Characters, Classification and Types
  • Paramecium (Phylum Protozoa)
  • Plasmodium (Malaria Parasite) (Phylum Protozoa)
  • Leishmania
  • Phylum Porifera: Characters, Classification and Types
  • Scypha (Sycon)
  • Canal System of Porifera
  • Skeleton (Spicules) of Porifera
  • Reproduction in Porifera
  • Phylum Cnidaria (Coelenterata): Characters, Classification and Types
  • Obelia (Phylum Cnidaria)
  • Polymorphism in Cnidaria
  • Corals and Coral Reefs Formation
  • Phylum Ctenophora
  • Phylum Platyhelminthes: Characters, Classification and Types
  • Fasciola hepatica (Liver Fluke)
  • Aschelminthes (Ascaris)
  • Wuchereria bancrofti (Filaria)
  • Parasitic Adaptations in Platyhelminthes (Flatworms) and Nematodes
  • Phylum Annelida (Characters, Classification and Types)
  • Nereis (Neanthes)
  • Pheretima (Earthworm)
  • Hirudinaria granulosa (Indian Cattle Leech)
  • Phylum Arthropoda (General Features and Outline Classification)
  • Palaemon (Macrobrachium) (Prawn)
  • Certain General Topics of Arthropoda
  • Phylum Mollusca (Characters, Classification and Types)
  • Pila globosa (The Apple Snail) (Phylum Mollusca)
  • Unio (Lamellidens) (Phylum Mollusca)
  • Torsion and Detorsion in Gastropods
  • Phylum Echinodermata (Characters, Classification and Types)
  • Asterias (Starfish or Sea Star)
  • Introduction to the Laboratory
  • Phylum: Protozoa
  • Phylum: Porifera
  • Phylum: Coelenterata
  • Ctenophora
  • Phylum: Platyhelminthes
  • Phylum: Aschelminthes
  • Phylum: Annelida
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Phylum: Mollusca
  • Hemichordata

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