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Will you provide me the sample paper of the B.Sc. (THIRD YEAR ) Plant Resource utilization, Palynology and Biostatistics paper of the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth ?
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Hey, you are looking for the sample paper of the B.Sc. (THIRD YEAR ) Plant Resource utilization, Palynology and Biostatistics paper of the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth I am here providing you syllabus of the paper on the basis of which questions in the paper .
B.Sc. – III Plant Resource utilization, Palynology and Biostatistics syllabus
B.Sc. – I Botany (Paper-I)
Diversity of Viruses, Bacteria, & Fungi M.M. 50
Unit -I
History, nature and classification of Viruses, Bacteria and Fungi.
History of virology and bacteriology; prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell structure (bacteria,
mycoplasma and yeast); structure, classification and nature of viruses; structure (gram positive and
gram negative) and classification (based on cell structure) of bacteria; classification, thallus
organisation and reproduction in fungi; economic importance of fungi.
Viruses: Symptoms of virus infection in plants; transmission of plant viruses; genome organisation,
replication of plant virus (tobacco mosaic virus); techniques in plant viruses - purification, serology
and electron microscopy; structure and multiplication of bacteriophages; structure and multiplication
of viroids.
Unit- III
Bacteria:Nutritional types of bacteria (based on carbon and energy sources), metabolism in different
nutritional types (basics only) and nitrogen cycle; bacterial genome and plasmids; bacterial cell
division, variability in bacteria - mutation, principles of genetic recombination; techniques in
sterilisation, bacterial culture and staining; economic importance.
Fungi: The characteristics and life cycles of the following:
Mastigomycotina: Albugo, Pythium,; Ascomycotina: Saccharomyces, Aspergillus; Ascobolus;
Basidiomycotina : Ustilago, Puccinia, Polyporus, Agaricus; Deuteromycotina: Fusarium.
B.Sc. – I Botany (Paper-II)
Diversity of Algae, Lichens, and Bryophytes M.M. 50
General characters. Range of thallus organization, classification, ultrastructure of eukaryotic algal
cell and cyanobacterial cell, economic importance of algae. Lichens, classification, thallus
organization, reproduction, physiology and role in environmental pollution.
The characteristics and life cycles of the following:-
Cyanophyta Microcystis, Oscillatoria :Chlorophyta Volvox, Hydrodictyon, Oedogonium,
Coleochaete, Chara; Bacillariophyta Navicula; Xanthopyta Vaucheria; Phaeophyta; Ectocarpus
Rhodophyta Polysiphonia
Unit – III
Bryophytes, general characters, classification, reproduction and affinities. Gametophytic and
soporophytic organization of:
Bryopsida: Pogonatum; Anthocerotopsida: Anthoceros
Unit – IV
Gametophytic and sporophytic organization of Hepaticopsida : Riccia, Marchantia.
B.Sc. – I Botany (Paper-III)
Diversity of Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and Elementary Palaeobotany M.M. 50
Unit - I
Pteridophytes: General features, classification, stellar system and its evolution. Comparative
study of morphology, anatomy, development, vegetative and reproductive systems of following:
Lycopsida - Lycopodium, Selaginella; Psilopsida- Rhynia
Unit – II
General and comparative account of gametophytic and sprophytic system in
Filicopsida -Pteridium, Nephrolepis. Marsilea.
Heterospory and seed habit.
Unit – III
Gymnosperms: General characters, classification. Comparative study of morphology, anatomy,
development of vegetative and reproductive parts in:
Cycadales: Cycas
Unit –IV
Study of morphology, anatomy, development and reproductive parts in:
Coniferales – Pinus; Gnetales - Ephedra
Affinities and relationship of Gymnosperms, evolutionary significance.
Elementary Palaeobotany: general account, types of fossils, methods of fossilization and geological
time scale.
Three Years Degree Course Syllabus for
Max. Marks
PAPER I Diversity of Angiosperms: Systematics, Development
& Reproduction
PAPER II Cytology, Genetics, Evolution & Ecology 50
PAPER III Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 50
Note: There will be 9 questions in each paper and candidate has to attempt only 5 questions. Q.1 will be
compulsory based on units I - IV. Two questions will be set from each unit of which one question has to
be attempted. All questions will carry equal marks
Candidate must obtain minimum pass marks in Theory and Practical Examinations
* Practicals: Based on papers I-III
B.Sc. – II Botany (Paper-I)
Diversity of Angiosperms: Systematics, Development & Reproduction M.M. 50
Unit – 1
Principles of classification, nomenclature; comparative study of different classification systems, viz.
Linnaeus, Bentham & Hooker, Engler & Prantl, Hutchinson, and Cronquist. Herbarium techniques and
important Botanic Gardens.
Unit – II
Taxonomic study of following families and their economic importance:
Dicots; Nymphaeaceae, Nelumbonaceae. Ranunculaceae, Malvaceae, Bombacaceae, Brassicaceae,
Cucurbitaceac, Rosaceae, Leguminosacae, Myrtaceae, Rutaceae, Apiaceae, Apocynaceae,
Solanaceae,Convolvulaceae, Cuscutaceae, Scrophulariaceae, Acanthaceae, Lamiaceae, Asteraceae,
Rubiaceae, Euphorbiaceae, and Amaranthaceae.
Monocots: Cyperaceae, Poaceae, Arecaceae. Liliaceae.
Unit – III
External morphology of vegetative and floral parts; modifications – phyllodes, cladodes,and
phylloclades. Meristems-kinds study of tissue system - epidermal, ground, and vascular. Anatomy of
roots, stems, and leaves. Cambium - its function and anomalies in roots and stems.
Unit – IV
Structure and development of male and female gametophytes – microsporogenesis microgametogenesis,
megasporogenesis, and megagametogenesis, embryo sac types. Double fertilization development
of embryo, endosperm development and its morphological nature, apomixis and polyembryony.
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