Wiley's Textbook of Botany for NEET and other Medical Entrance Examinations

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Price : Rs 995.00
ISBN 13 : 9788126557172
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Pages : 1128
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Wiley's Textbook of Botany for NEET and other Medical Entrance Examinations

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NEET is an essential stepping stone for all medical aspirants across India. The aim of this examination is to evaluate the conceptual strength of the students and their efficiency to solve application based problems. This book helps you in developing an effective exam strategy. Simple and straight presentation would help students in understanding the concepts better. This book is enriched with problem solving tools and assessment that would serve as a one-stop solution!  This recent edition of Botany for NEET and other Medical Entrance Examinations is a concise definitive text for learning the concept. It offers a compelling solution for all students preparing for NEET.

Textbook

 

1 The Living World

1.Introduction

1. Living Beings

1.3 Biodiversity

1.4 Nomenclature

1.5 Taxonomic Categories

1.6 Taxonomic Aids

 

2 Biological Classification

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Systems of Classification

2.3 Three Domains of Life

2.4 Kingdom Monera

2.5 Kingdom Protista

2.6 Kingdom Fungi

2.7 Lichens

2.8 Viruses and Viroids

2.9 Kingdom Plantae

2.10 Kingdom Animalia

 

3 Plant Kingdom

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Plant Classification System

3.3 Branches of Taxonomy

3.4 Algae

3.5 Bryophytes

3.6 Pteridophytes

3.7 Spermopsida or Spermatophyta or Seed Plants

3.8 Gymnosperms

3.9 Angiosperms

3.10 Plant Life Cycles and Alternation of Generations

 

4 Morphology of Flowering Plants

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Study of Morphology

4.3 The Root

4.4 The Stem

4.5 The Leaf

4.6 The Inflorescence

4.7 The Flower

4.8 The Fruit

4.9 The Seed

4.10 Semi-Technical Description of a Typical Flowering Plant

4.11 Description of Some Important Families

 

5 Anatomy of Flowering Plants

5.1 Introduction

5.2 The Tissues

5.3 The Tissue System

5.4 Anatomy of Dicotyledonous and Monocotyledonous Plants

5.5 Leaf

5.6 Secondary Growth

 

6. Cell: The Unit of Life

6.1 Introduction

6.2 What is a Cell?

6.3 Historical account

6.4 Basic Properties of Cells

6.5 Cell Theory

6.6 Cell Shapes and Sizes

6.7 Types of cells

6.8 Structure of Prokaryotic Cells

6.9 Structure of Eukaryotic Cell

 

7 Cell Cycle and Cell Division

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Cell Cycle

7.3 Mitotic Phase (M Phase)

7.4 Meiosis

7.5 Significance of Meiosis

7.6 Meiotic Non-Disjunction

 

8 Transport in Plants

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Means of Transport

8.3 Plant-Water Relations

8.4 Absorption of Water by Plants

8.5 Water Movement up a Plant (Ascent of Xylem Sap)

8.6 Transpiration

8.7 Guttation

8.8 Wilting

8.9 Uptake and Transport of Mineral Nutrients

8.10 Phloem Transport: From Source to Sink

 

9 Mineral Nutrition

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Mineral Elements

9.3 Essentiality of Minerals

9.4 Methods to Study Mineral Requirements of Plants

9.5 Toxicity of Micronutrients

9.6 Translocation of Solutes

9.7 Soil as a Resevoir of Essential Element

9.8 Deficiency Symptoms of Essential Elements

9.9 Mechanism of Absorption of Elements

9.10 Metabolism of Nitrogen

9.11 Nitrogen Cycle

9.12 Biological Nitrogen Fixation

9.13 Mechanism of Nitrogen Fixation

 

10 Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Photosynthesis–Requirement of autotrophic nutrition

10.3 Historical Account: Early Experiments

10.4 Photosynthetic Pigments

10.5 Site of Photosynthesis

10.6 Theory Involved in Photosynthesis

10.7 Light Reactions (Photosynthetic phase)

10.8 The Electron Transport

10.9 Biosynthetic Phase: Dark reaction

10.10 Photorespiration

10.11 Factors affecting Photosynthesis

 

11 Respiration in Plants

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Respiratory Substrates

11.3 Types of Respiration

11.4 Glycolysis

11.5 Mechanism of Aerobic Respiration

11.6 Respiratory Processes and Balance Sheet

11.7 Role of Respiration in Biosynthesis

11.8 Fermentation

11.9 Amphibolic Pathway

11.10 Hexose Monophosphate Shunt

11.11 Respiratory Quotient

11.12 Factors Affecting Respiration

11.13 Respiratory inhibitors

11.14 Salt Respiration

 

12 Plant Growth and Development

12.1 Introduction

12.2 Plant Growth

12.3 Growth Rates

12.4 Differentiation, Dedifferentiation and Redifferentiation

12.5 Development

12.6 Plant Growth Regulators

12.7 Dormancy

12.8 Seed Germination

12.9 Phytochrome and Seed germination

12.10 Photoperiodism

12.11 Vernalization

12.12 Plant Movement

 

13 Reproduction In Organisms

13.1 Introduction

13.2 Reproduction

13.3 Asexual Reproduction

13.4 Vegetative Propagation

13.5 Sexual Reproduction

13.6 Events in Sexual Reproduction

 

14 Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

14.1 Introduction

14.2 Flower—a fascinating organ of angiosperms

14.3 Pre-Fertilization: Structures and Events

14.4 Stamens, Microsporangium and Pollen Grain

14.5 The Pistil, Megasporangium (Ovule), Megasporogenesis and Embryo Sac

14.6 Pollination

14.7 Pollen–Pistil Interaction

14.8 Double Fertilization

14.9 Post-Fertilization: Structures and Events

14.10 Apomixis and Polyembryony

 

15 Principles of Inheritance and Variation

15.1 Introduction

15.2 Inheritance: Heredity And Variations

15.3 Pre-Mendelian Theories

15.4 Genetic Terms And Symbols

15.5 Mendelian Inheritance

15.6 One Gene Inheritance

15.7 Two Gene Inheritance

15.8 Exception to law of dominance

15.9 Interaction of Two Genes—Complementary and Supplementary Genes

15.10 Epistasis—Non-Allelic Interactions

15.11 Polygenic Traits (Quantitative Inheritance)

15.12 Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance

15.13 Linkage And Crossing Over

15.14 Recombination (Crossing Over)

15.15 Chromosome Mapping

15.16 Sex Determination

15.17 Sex-Linked Inheritance

15.18 Lethal Gene Interaction

15.19 Variations

15.20 Population Genetics

15.21 Mutations

15.22 Genetic Disorders

15.23 Mendelian Disorders

15.24 Chromosomal Disorders

 

16 Molecular Basis of Inheritance

16.1 Introduction

16.2 The DNA

16.3 Packaging of DNA Helix

16.4 The Search for Genetic Material

16.5 RNA World

16.6 Replication of DNA

16.7 Types of RNA

16.8 Gene expression

16.9 Transcription

16.10 Genetic Code

16.11 Translation

16.12 Regulation of Gene Expression

16.13 DNA Fingerprinting

16.14 Human Genome Project

 

17 Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

17.1 Introduction

17.2 Plant breeding

17.3 Single Cell Protein (SCP)

17.4 Tissue Culture

 

18 Microbes in Human Welfare

18.1 Introduction

18.2 Microbes in Household Products

18.3 Microbes in Industrial Products

18.4 Fermented Beverages

18.5 Antibiotics

18.6 Chemicals, Enzymes and other Bioactive Molecules

18.7 Microbes in Sewage Treatment

18.8 Microbes in Production of Biogas

18.9 Microbes in Mining

18.10 Microbes as Biocontrol Agents

18.11 Microbes as Bio fertilizers

 

19 Organisms and Populations

19.1 Introduction

19.2 Ecological Organization

19.3 Environment, Habitat and Niche

19.4 Organism and Its Environment

19.5 Major Abiotic Factors

19.6 Responses to Abiotic Factors

19.7 Adaptations

19.8 Population Attributes

 

20 Ecosystem

20.1 Introduction

20.2 Ecosystem and its Classification

20.3 Ecosystem-Structure and Function

20.4 Productivity

20.5 Decomposition

20.6 Energy Flow

20.7 Nutrient Cycling

20.8 Ecological Succession

20.9 Characteristic Features of Various Ecosystems

20.10 Ecosystem Services

 

21 Biodiversity and Conservation

21.1 Introduction

21.2 Biodiversity

21.3 Biodiversity on the Earth and in India

21.4 Patterns of Biodiversity

21.5 The Importance of Species Biodiversity to the Ecosystem

21.6 Loss of Biodiversity

21.7 Biodiversity Conservation

21.8 Methods to Conserve Biodiversity

21.9 Red Data Books

 

22 Environmental Issues

22.1 Introduction

22.2 Pollution and Pollutants

22.3 Kinds of Pollution

22.4 Air Pollution

22.5 Water Pollution

22.6 Noise Pollution

22.7 Thermal Pollution

22.8 Solid Wastes

22.9 Soil Pollution

22.10 Radioactive Wastes

22.11 Global environment change

22.12 Degradation by Improper Resource Utilization and Maintenance

22.13 Deforestation

22.14 Acts Related to Pollution Control

 

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  • Students preparing for NEET, AIIMS and other medical competitive entrance examinations.
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