Botany for NEET and other Medical Entrance Examinations, Book 1 & Book 2

Author : Plancess
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ISBN 13 : 9788126564934
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Plancess Foundation Study Material is a specifically designed package to ensure success both in the Board Examinations and strong concepts for future competitive examinations. The package is based on the vision of IIT pass-outs and their experience.

 

Book 1

 

Chapter 1 The Living World

1. Introduction

2. What is ‘Living’?

3. Characteristic of Living Beings

4. Diversity in the Living World

5. Taxonomy and Systematics

6. Nomenclature

7. Taxonomic Categories

8. Taxonomical Aids

 

Chapter 2 Biological Classification - Part 1

1. Introduction

2. Systems of Classification

3. Kingdom Systems of Classification

4. Kingdom: Monera

 

Chapter 3 Biological Classification - Part 2

1. Introduction

2. Kingdom Protista

3. Kingdom Fungi (Mycota)

4. Lichens

5. Viruses

 

Chapter 4 Plant Kingdom

1. Introduction

2. Plant Classification System

3. Branches of Taxonomy

4. Class Thallophyta or Algae

5. Class Bryophyta

6. Class Pteridophyta (Ferns)

7. Class Gymnosperms (Naked Seed Bearing Plants)

8. Class Angiosperms (Flowering Plants or Anthophytes)

9. Plant Life Cycles and Alternation of Generations

 

Chapter 5 Morphology of Flowering Plants

1. Introduction

2. Angiosperms

3. Classification of Angiosperms

4. Root

5. Stem

6. Leaf

7. Inflorescence

8. Flower

9. Fruit

10. Seed

11. Dispersal of Fruits and Seeds

12. Description of Certain Families of Angiosperms

 

Chapter 6 Anatomy of Flowering Plants

1. Introduction

2. Tissue

3. Characteristics of Meristematic Tissue

4. Permanent Tissues

5. Tissue System

6. Internal Structure of Young Stems, Roots and Leaves

7. Anomalous Primary Structure

8. Secondary Growth

 

Chapter 7 Cell: The Unit of Life

1. Introduction

2. A Cell – What is it all about?

3. History of Cell Study

4. Cell Theory

5. Diversity among the Cells

6. Prokaryotic Cells - Bacterium

7. Eukaryotic Cells

 

Chapter 8 Cell Cycle and Cell Division

1. Introduction

2. Cell Reproduction or Cell Cycle

3. Mitosis

4. Meiosis

5. Amitosis

 

 

Book 2

 

Chapter 9 Transport in Plants

1. Introduction

2. Transport Mechanisms in Plants

3. Transpiration

4. Long Distance Transport (Translocation)

5. Absorption

6. Water Movement up a Plant (Ascent of Sap)

7. Exudation / Bleeding

8. Uptake and Transport of Mineral Nutrients

9. Phloem Transport (Food Translocation) in Plants

10. Guttation

11. Diffusion of Gases

 

Chapter 10 Mineral Nutrition in Plants

1. Introduction

2. Classes of Nutrients: Macronutrients and Micronutrients

3. Mineral Elements

4. Mineral Absorption

5. Transfer / Translocation of Mineral Ions

6. Deficiency Symptoms of Essential Element

7. Toxicity of Micronutrients

8. Nitrogen and Nitrogen Metabolism

 

Chapter 11 Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

1. Introduction

2. Photosynthesis

3. Pigments Participating in Photosynthesis

4. Mechanism of Photosynthesis

5. Photorespiration

6. Factors Affecting Photosynthesis

7. Bacterial Photosynthesis

 

Chapter 12 Respiration in Plants

1. Introduction

2. ATP as Energy Currency of Cell

3. Cellular Respiration

4. Gylcolysis / EMP Pathway (Aerobic Respiration)

5. Krebs Cycle / TCA Cycle / Citric Acid Cycle

6. Electron Transport System / Electron Transport Chain (ETS / ETC)

7. Amphibolic Pathways

8. Anaerobic Respiration

9. Respiratory Quotient (RQ)

 

Chapter 13 Plant Growth and Development

1. Introduction

2. Seed Germination

3. Phases of Plant Growth and Plant Growth Rate

4. Conditions of Growth

5. Differentiation, Dedifferentiation and Redifferentiation

6. Sequence of Developmental Process in a Plant Cell

7. Plant Hormones / Growth Hormones / Growth Regulators

8. Seed Dormancy

9. Vernalization

10. Photoperiodism

11. Phytochromes

12. Senescence

13. Abscission

14. Plant Movements

 

Chapter 14 Reproduction in Organisms

1. Introduction

2. Importance of Reproduction

3. Life Span

4. Basic Features of Reproduction

5. Types of Reproduction

 

Chapter 15 Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

1. Introduction

2. Sexual Reproduction

3. Structure of a Flower

4. Development of Male and Female Gametophytes

5. Pollination

6. Outbreeding Devices

7. Pollen-Pistil Interaction

8. Double Fertilization

9. Post Fertilization Events

10. Development of Seed and Fruit Formation

11. Special Modes

12. Significance of Seed and Fruit Formation

 

Chapter 16 Principle of Inheritence

1. Introduction

2. Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance

3. Deviation from Mendelism

4. Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance

5. Sex Determination

6. Mutations

7. Linkage and Crossing Over

8. Sex Linked Inheritance

9. Mendelian Disorders in Humans-Thalassemia

10. Chromosomal Disorders in Humans

 

Chapter 17 Molecular basis of Inheritance

1. Introduction

2. The DNA

3. Central Dogma or Molecular Biology

4. The Search for Genetic Material

5. RNA

6. Replication of DNA

7. Transcription

8. Genetic Code

9. Translation

10. Regulation of Gene Expression

11. Operon Concept

12. Human Genome Project (HGP)

13. DNA Fingerprinting

 

Chapter 18 Strategies for Enhancement in Food

1. Introduction

2. Animal Husbandry

3. Poultry Farming

4. Apiculture

5. Fisheries

6. Animal Diseases and their Control

7. Plant Breeding

8. Biofortification

9. Single Cell Protein (SCP)

10. Tissue Culture

11. Plant Disease and their Control

 

Chapter 19 Microbes in Human Welfare

1. Introduction

2. Microbes in Household Products

3. Microbes in Industrial Products

4. Microbes in Sewage Treatment

5. Microbes in Energy Production

6. Microbes as Biocontrol Agents

7. Microbes as Biofertilisers

 

Chapter 20 Organisms and Populations

1. Introduction

2. Levels of Organization

3. Organism and Its Environment

4. Habitat and Niche

5. Population Attributes and Population Growth

6. Population Interactions

 

Chapter 21 Ecosystem

1. Introduction

2. Types of Ecosystem

3. Ecological Pyramids

4. Ecological Succession

5. Nutrient Cycle

6. Ecosystem Services

 

Chapter 22 Biodiversity and Conservation

1. Introduction

2. Biodiversity

3. Species Present on the Earth and in India

4. Patterns of Biodiversity

5. The Importance of Species Diversity to the Ecosystem

6. Loss of Biodiversity

7. Biodiversity Conservation

 

Chapter 23 Environmental Issues

1. Introduction

2. Pollution

 

Summary

Exercise

Previous Years’ Questions

Answer Key

 

 

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