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The present book entitled, “Reproductive Biology of Angiosperms” is an up-to-date account of embryology subject fortified with recent research on the subject as well as highlights the results of analytical disciplines such as Physiology, Biochemistry, Genetics,..

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The primary objective of this book is to provide history and scientific footage to medicinal plants. Plants have been used as medicine from prehistoric days. Even today, according to World Health Organization approximately 25% of the modern medicines used in the..

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Plant diseases are caused by several microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi and viruses. They significantly affect plant health and productivity. Recent advances in molecular and genomics of plant diseases raises a need to integrate knowledge of microbial taxonomy, ..

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Covering Molecular Biology from the basics to complex molecular processes and genetic phenomenon followed in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, this book has been significantly structured into thirteen chapters.Molecular Biology is an invaluable companion for undergraduates and p..

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India has a coastline of more than 7000 km and an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) over 2 million km2. A total of 770 species of seaweeds have been reported from different parts of the Indian coasts which includes 184 species of green, 166 species of brown and 420 species of red (S..

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Plant Nematology has been designed as per the guidelines provided by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.This book gives a comprehensive account of various aspects of Phytonematology, including both basic and applied, along with illustrations and descriptions. Fund..

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The morels is one of the most delicious and costliest wild edible mushrooms of the world. During the last century significant advances have been made in the study of morel biology with the sole aim of artificial cultivation. But all efforts to domesticate them have..

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The present book is an attempt to analyse the problems and purpose, suitable measures for the effective management of the insect pests, plant diseases and plant parasitic nematodes. An effort has been done to compile possible database information in this book which..

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The present book is an endeavour to make comprehensive, authentic and standard study material related to Plant Tissue Culture, accessible to the readers. This book has been assembled to accomplish the needs of undergraduate and post-graduate students of Plant Tissu..

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The intent of this book is to offer a primer to any individual, family, village cooperative, NGO, state, federal funding agency, or corporation that wishes to introduce Porphyra (known as Nori in Japan) farming as a socio-economic development driving force. This eff..

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The present book is divided into five sections. The first section deals with the methodology and bioresource generation, techniques related to genetic engineering, and gene transfer to the nuclear genome and chloroplast ..

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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 inc..

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Economic Botany and Ethnobotany is identified with the investigation of how individuals around the world, and of a specific culture and locale utilize indigenous and exotic plants. Botanists investigate how plants are utilized for such things as food, cover, medicat..

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Plant Pathology is a comprehensively compiled work and contains fundamental facts and aspects of plant pathology. It will serve as an introduction to plant pathology for the beginners in this field.  The text includes about 50 diseases in all crop plants givin..

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Advances in Life Sciences provides state-of-the-art information and highlights the current developments in life sciences. It encompasses topics on viruses to crop plants, comprising seventeen reviews and six original articles. For the benefit of graduate and postgraduate students and researcher..

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In the present scenario, with the increasing pressure posed by a rapidly growing population and diminishing per capita arable land and sources of irrigation, the role of plant physiologists in increasing agricultural and horticultural production by economically viable means, is significant.&nbs..

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In the recent past, many advances have been made in the field of biology and biotechnology of algae, especially microalgae. This book includes chapters on taxonomy, diversity and physiology of blue-green algae as these organisms are most important from biotechnological point of view.  Use ..

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In the recent past, many advances have been made in the field of biology and biotechnology of algae, especially microalgae. This book includes chapters on taxonomy, diversity and physiology of blue-green algae as these organisms are most important from biotechnological point of view.  Use of al..

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In the past two decades, fungal biotechnology has progressed with fast pace. Advances in Fungal biotechnology is an important publication representing these advances and multiple roles played by fungi. This includes mostly industrial applications of fungi for the production of pigments, citric acid and vitamins, beneficial effects of mycorrhizal fungi, mycoviruses, biotransformation, and also various health implications.

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The research in agricultural sciences is taking great strides with advancement in methodologies and techniques. It, therefore, becomes important to maintain pace as well as update oneself on the recent happenings in agricultural research. The present book is an effo..

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In the recent years significant number of advances have been made in all aspects of plant sciences and to bring the widely difference aspects under one cover is indeed a Herculean albeit subjective task. That is precisely what the effort of the editors has been in c..

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This book embodies 21 review articles contributed by subject experts of various areas of industrial microbiology. The articles are devoted to pharma industries, food and enzyme industries, textile industry, agro-industry and cottage industry. Yeast is one of the ..

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Since the publication of first edition of the book the first edition of this book in 2009, a lot of crucial information has surfaced with the help of recent researches the world over. Hence, the need to revise the original edition. This new edition has been duly up..

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Microbial Diversity: Current Perspectives and Potential Applications is woven around the recent global perceptions of microbial diversity in its all embracing facets. Diversity perspectives are discussed in the context of ecosystem dynamics, taking into consideratio..

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The number of potential microbes exploited commercially is scanty irrespective of their high number present in the diverse habitats. In recent years, they have shown successfulness in multifarious areas such as production of industrially viable products, organic che..

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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 diag..

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Fungal world embodies diversified groups which colonize, multiply and survive in nature on many macro- and micro-ecological niches and substrates. Fungi are eukaryotic, achlorophyllous, filamentous or unicellular living organisms which are ubiquitous and cosmopolita..

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Taxonomy of Angiosperms is designed for B.Sc. (H) and M.Sc. students of Botany in various universities. The book is divided into two parts; Part I deals with the Principles of Angiosperm Taxonomy and Part II deals with families. The book is amply illustrated with ex..

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Textbook of Environmental Biology covers a wide range of topics: water resources, mineral resources, food resources, energy resources and land resources. The book also deals with biodiversity at the global, national and local levels as well as presents pollution cas..

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Definitional Glossary of Agricultural Terms (Vol-1) includes the terms related mainly to agronomy, crop production, sustainable agriculture, agro-ecology, environment, soil science, soil fertility, plant nutrition, organic farming, latest concepts in agronomy, agro-..

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Definitional Glossary of Agricultural Terms (Vol-2) includes the terms related to crop sciences, e.g. genetics, biotechnology, plant breeding, plant physiology and biochemistry, plant pathology, plant protection, horticulture, seed science and technology, statistics..

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The field of molecular biology continues to be the most exciting and dynamic area of science and is predicted to dominate the 21st century. Only at the molecular level, it is possible to understand various biological processes in detail. Such understanding is vital ..

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Humans, animals and plants have been existing on the earth since time immemorial. Plants are the greatest organic chemists of the earth. In the laboratory of nature, they carry out complex organic syntheses with ease to manufacture complicated chemical compounds wit..

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India has a vast landmass of 328 million hectares, extending from the tropics to the alpine regions, rich wetlands to deserts, islands, long coastline to Western and Eastern Ghats and the high Himalayas. It has equally rich and diverse plant diversity, with over 47,..

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The present book spread in 19 chapters broadly deals with basic concepts, historical aspects, microscopy, diversity, cultivation and control of microorganisms, bacteria and viruses at length, nutrition and physiology of microbes, immunology, taxonomy, microbial genetics, and microbes in human welfare and other related aspects.

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Life sciences, research plays an important role in the R&D system, for appliances in the multidisciplinary areas, related to living creatures. It generates new knowledge and understanding that provide the foundation for applied research and development. The basi..