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Exam details

  • Mode of Exam : Online
  • Duration : 1 Hour
  • Multiple Choice Questions are asked
  • No. of Questions are asked : 50
  • Passing Marks : 25 (50%)
  • There is no negative marking

Course Content

Total: 77 lectures
  • What is a plant?
  • The plant cell
  • The cell wall
  • Plastids and mitochondria
  • Membranes
  • Nucleus and genome
  • Cell division
  • Meristems and primary tissues
  • Roots
  • Herbaceous stems and primary growth
  • Woody stems and secondary growth
  • Leaves
  • The flower
  • Pollen and ovules
  • The seed
  • Fruits
  • Arabidopsis and other model plant
  • Methods in experimental plant science
  • Features of growth and development
  • Biochemistry of growth regulation
  • Molecular action of hormones and intracellular messengers
  • Phytochrome, photoperiodism and photomorphogenesis
  • Tropisms
  • Nastic responses
  • Abscission
  • Stress avoidance and adaptation
  • Physiology of floral initiation and development
  • Breeding systems
  • Self incompatibility
  • Seed development, dormancy and germination
  • Plants and water
  • Water retention and stomata
  • Movement of nutrient ions across membranes
  • Uptake of mineral nutrients by plants
  • Functions of mineral nutrients
  • Photosynthetic pigments and the nature of light
  • Major reactions of photosynthesis
  • C3 and C4 plants and CAM
  • Respiration and carbohydrate metabolism
  • Amino acid, lipid, polysaccharide and secondary product metabolism
  • Physical factors and plant distribution
  • Plant communities
  • Ecology of different growth forms
  • Populations
  • Contributions to carbon balance and atmosphere
  • Ecology of flowering and pollination
  • Seed ecology
  • Regeneration and establishment
  • Polymorphisms and population genetics
  • Mycorrhiza
  • Nitrogen fixation
  • Interactions between plants and animals
  • Fungal pathogens and endophytes
  • Bacteria, mycoplasma, viruses and heterokonts
  • Parasites and saprophytes
  • Carnivorous plants
  • Plants as food
  • Plants for construction
  • Plants in medicine
  • Plants for other uses
  • Bioremediation
  • Plant breeding
  • Plant cell and tissue culture
  • Plant genetic engineering
  • Diversity and life cycles
  • The algae
  • The bryophytes
  • Reproduction in bryophytes
  • Early evolution of vascular plants
  • Clubmosses and horsetails
  • The ferns
  • Evolution of the seed
  • Early seed plants
  • Conifers
  • Cycads, gingko and Gnetales
  • Evolution of flowering plants
  • Mechanisms of evolution

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