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    Author(s)Wiley Editorial
    PublisherWiley
    Edition2019
    ISBN9788126573554
    Pages1128
    BindingPaperback
    LanguageEnglish
    Publish YearJune 2018

    Description

    Wiley Wiley's Textbook of Botany for NEET and other Medical Entrance Examinations, 2019ed by Wiley Editorial

    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. The book captures the fundamentals of the subject through clear and engaging explanation of concepts aided with detailed figures and tables. This book aims to better equip the students by providing unique elements and features in a rigorous scientific discipline along with explanatory models and an insight to the NEET examination question sets based on previous years NEET, AIPMT, AFMC and generic AIIMS examination questions.


    Table of Contents

    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

    16.4 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 Biofertilizers

     

    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

     

    Previous Years’ Solved Questions

    Exercises

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