The living world is most fascinating to any observer due to its wide diversity. The study of plants is one of the most important branches of Biology, which has a wide-ranging impact on many fields of human activity such as medicine, pharmacy, agriculture, etc.
Basic Biosciences (Part I Botany) is a textbook that covers the syllabus of the first paper of the first year of B.Sc. Biotechnology integrated course. It should be useful to B.Sc. students who have taken Botany as an elective subject. It is a very useful book, well written in a concise, illustrative and innovative style making it easy for the average reader to be able to understand and enjoy it. The book has been divided into 15 chapters. The first chapter deals with an introduction to the plant world followed by plant classification and nomenclature, underground part—root; aerial parts—stem, leaf, inflorescence, flower, fruit, parthenocarpy, seed, anatomy of the stem, anatomy of the leaf, anatomy of the root, xylem, phloem and apomixis.
Each chapter in the book is profusely illustrated and is written in a simple and straight language to make the understanding of the subject easy. Students will find this book most useful and informative.
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