ISBN 9788178352589,Dictionary of Subject Titles

Dictionary of Subject Titles


L.N. Shastri



Kalpaz Publications

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9788178352589

ISBN-10 8178352583

Hard Back

Number of Pages 280 Pages
Language (English)

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As a result of the emergence of the modern Sciences like biotechnology, bioinformatics, etc. which is as rapidly advancing fields of study, the life Sciences have acquired increasing importance and relevance. In order to cater to the needs of a wide spectrum of students and teachers in the present day fast developing scenario, we are presenting this dictionary of plant Sciences. The concept of Plant Sciences, Sense lato, is very broad in scope and may include all branches of knowledge concerned with plants like Agriculture, Forestry, Pharmaceutical medicinal Plants, etc. However, this book is mainly concerned with Botany in a broad sense including fungi, bacteria and viruses : although the last three may sometimes be treated as separate groups.

This dictionary includes 3850 entries including a supplement. The main dictionary covers all branches of Botany like morphology, taxonomy, physiology, genetics, Ecology, economic botany, evolution etc. The supplement is mainly meant for advanced level students and teachers and all those interested in plants in a general way. It lays emphasis on the interrelationships of Botany with allied subjects and latest developments like biotechnology, genomics, environmental sciences, plant diversity, Conservation, etc