BOT552

Medicinal Plants and Embryology of Angiosperms
Year / Semester: 
2nd Year

BLOCK – I: MEDICINAL PLANTS – I
Unit –1    :    Role of Plants in Medicine, Origin and Development and
and Different Systems of Medicine                                                     
Unit –2    :    General Account of Phytochemistry of Medicinal Plants                    
Unit –3    :    Morphology, Active Principles and Medicinal Value – I                     
Unit –4    :    Morphology, Active Principles and Medicinal Value – II

BLOCK – II: MEDICINAL PLANTS – II

Unit –5    :    Cultivation of Medicinal Plants                                                            
Unit –6    :    Pharmacognosy and Adulteration of Plant Drugs                                
Unit –7    :    Ethnobotany – History, Scope and Importance                                   
Unit –8    :    Conservation of Medicinal Plants

BLOCK – III: EMBRYOLOGY OF ANGIOSPERMS – I
Unit –9    :    Structure of Anther and Development of Male Gametophyte             
Unit –10  :    Structure of Ovule and Development of Female Gametophyte           
Unit –11  :    Fertilization                                                                                           
Unit –12  :    Sexual Imcompatibility

BLOCK – IV: EMBRYOLOGY OF ANGIOSPERMS – II
Unit –13  :    Development of Endosperm                                                                 
Unit –14  :    Development of Embryo                                                                      
Unit –15  :    Apomixis                                                                                               
Unit –16  :    Polyembryony

BLOCK – V: EMBRYOLOGY OF ANGIOSPERMS – III                               
Unit –17  :    Parthenocarpy                                                                                       
Unit –18     : Experimental Embryology                                                                    
Unit –19  :    Applications of Embryology in Taxonomy Agriculture
and Horticulture                                                                                    
Unit –20  :    Principles and Applications of Palynology