A Textbook of Algae, 1/e
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A Textbook of Algae, 1/e

Author : A.V.S.S. Sambamurty
© Year : 2005
ISBN : 9788188237449
Pages : 336
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 0.47   kg
Price :   18.00

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  • About the Book
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  • Table of Contents
  • About the Author

A TEXTBOOK OF ALGAE to the students of Botany pursuing B.Sc.(Gen.) B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc. and related fields like Medical Botany, Pharmacy, Agricultural Botany and Horticulture.
The book is amply illustrated with examples and includes several general topics like structure and reproduction of algae, lifecycles, chemical constituents, ecology of algae, economic importance of algae, etc. Type study has been given class-wise, for instance Chlorophyceae, Xanthophyceae, Bacillariphyceae, Phaeophyceae, Rhodophyceae and Myxophyceae.
Several techniques in algae, glossary of algae terms and life cycles of different algae are included in the appendices.

  • Discusses the important algal forms from their structure, reproduction, life cycle, and evolutionary tendencies.
  • Coverage of commercial cultivation of algae and their economic importance are the special highlights of the book.
  • Text is well supported with diagrams and examples.
  • Life cycles of Algae, techniques in Algae, and a glossary of Algae are provided in the appendices.

  • Classification of Algae
  • Habitat and Habit of Algae (Ecology of Algae)
  • Commercial Cultivation of Algae
  • Chemical Constituents of Seaweeds
  • Economic Importance of Algae and Chemical Constituents of Algae
  • Cytology and Ultrastructure of Algae
  • Thallus Organization
  • Life Cycles : Phylogeny Sexuality
  • Class Chlorophyceae : General Characters and Type Study
  • Class Xanthophyceae
  • Bacillariphyceae
  • Class Phaeophyceae : General Characters and Type Study
  • Class Rhodophyceae : General Characters and Type Study
  • Class Myxophyceae: General Characters and Type Study
  • Appendix 1: Life Cycles of Algae
  • Appendix 2 : Techniques in Algae
  • Appendix 3 : Glossary of Algae
  • Important Questions
  • Index

A.V.S.S. Sambamurty :- A.V.S.S. Samamurty, Senior Reader, Department of Botany, Sri Venkateswar College, Delhi University, has been teaching Genetics and Taxonomy to B.Sc,(Gen) and B.Sc,(Hons.) students for past three decades. He did his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Andhra University, Waltair, He has participated in several Indian and foreign symposia, seminars and congresses. He is a fellow of the Genetic Society of Indiaand the Botanical Society of India, besides being a member of several scientific bodies. He has authored more than 15 textbooks for B.Sc. and M.Sc. students of Botany.

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