Plant Diversity-I (Term I)
  • Plant Diversity-I (Term I)

Plant Diversity-I (Term I)

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According to New Revised Syllabus w.e.f. 2008 PUNE, Maharashtra (INDIA)

Plant Diversity

Author : Dr. Hema Sane, D.R. Mahajan, Dr. S.S. Sagar, Dr. B. Deshmukh

Price : Rs. 85

ISBN : 978-81-8999-361-0


About the Book

This book explains in depth the world's green plant diversity, including Algal, Fungal, Lichen and Bryophyte in a taxonomic and evolutionary context.

The special features of this book are that many co-authors have contributed in writing the topics of their concerned specialization including up to date information of the topics in simple and lucid language. The authors are having expertise in the subject matter. Ample labeled illustrations, Charts and diagrams are included for students to understand the topics well.

This book is based on the revised syllabus of the University of Pune for FY B.Sc. Botany students. Questions from past University papers and exercise are included at the end of each chapter for students to practice.


1. Plant Diversity

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Definition of Biodiversity and plant diversity 

1.3 The Plant Kingdom

1.4 Diversity in plant kingdom   

1.5 Five kingdom system and position of plants     

1.6 Importance of plant diversity

2. Algal Diversity

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Occurrence and habitat 

2.3 Thallus    

2.4 Cell structure   

2.5 Pigments  

2.6 Reserve food material  

2.7 Reproduction     

2.8 Life cycle pattern in ulothrix and ulva  

3. Fungal Diversity

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Occurrence (Habitat)   

3.3 Thallus    

3.4 Cell structure   

3.5 Nutrition  

3.6 Reproduction

3.7 Life cycle pattern in cystopus and agaricus    

4. Lichen Diversity

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Occurrence 

4.3 Nature of association  

4.4 External morphology of the lichen thallus     

4.5 Internal structure of lichen thallus     

4.6 Reproduction in lichens

5. Bryophyte Diversity

5.1 Introduction    

5.2 General characters of bryophyta    

5.3 Classification of bryophyta  

5.4 Occurence, habit-habitat     

5.5 Vegetative reproduction in bryophyte     

5.6 Sexual reproduction in bryophyte   

5.7 Sporophyte diversity in bryophytes 

5.8 Life cycle pattern in bryophyta