Practical Taxonomy of Angiosperms, 2/e
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Practical Taxonomy of Angiosperms, 2/e

Author : R K Sinha
© Year : 2020
ISBN : 9789386768520
Pages : 454
Binding : Paperback
Dimension : 18 x 24
Weight : 0.70   kg
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In this second edition, the book has been thoroughly revised eliminating errors and changing some of the contents in the light of recent developments in the field of plant taxonomy.
The book presents the subject in a systematic manner with well labelled diagrams and flowcharts. A sincere effort has been made to make this book more informative and useful by covering all the important aspects of the subject.

                                                New topics in this edition

  • The topic "Herbarium" is rewritten to make it more useful and informative.
  • History of classification of plants and scientists' contributions.
  • Botanical gardens.
  • Pollination and fertilization.
  • Description and systematization of plants of families Annonaceae and Nyctaginaceae.

• Morphology of angiosperms where terminology used in taxonomic description of plants is arranged alphabetically—under subheads stem, leaves, flowers, etc.
• Taxonomy of angiosperms. 
• Principles of taxonomy, handling.
• Description, systematization and identification of 84 plants of 44 families of angiosperms.
• Brief account of 143 plants of different families.
• Comparison of allied common angiospermic families in tabular form.
• Economic importance of 106 familiar plants.
• Differences between allied terminology (e.g., phyllode, phylloclade, silqua & siliqula.) are presented in tabular form.
• Artificial key to the common families of angiosperms.
• Upgraded standard of practical exercises on plant taxonomy

1. Morphology of Angiosperm
2. Taxonomy of Angiosperms
3. Description & Identification of angiospermic Plants
4. Comparison of Some Allied Families of Angiosperms
5. Economic Botany
6. Further Reading
Glossary of Common Words (Greek and Latin Roots)
Some Curiosities
Botanical Riddles
Viva Voce

R K Sinha :- has been former Head of the Department of Botany, Patna Science college and Head of the Department of Biochemistry, Patna University, Patna, Bihar. He completed his M. Sc and PhD from Patna University. He has 35 years of teaching experience at Patna University. He has got 25 papers published in national and international journals. He has also authored Modern Plant Physiology. He has been a mentor to 1 M. Phil and 5 PhD Scholars.

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