ISBN 9788120340336,Fundamentals Of Cytogenetics And Genetics

Fundamentals Of Cytogenetics And Genetics


Ram Mahabal



PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788120340336

ISBN-10 8120340337


Number of Pages 672 Pages
Language (English)


This comprehensive and well-written text provides thorough understanding of the principles and applications of cytogenetics and genetics in an easy-to-understand style. The text is divided into Four parts. Part I on Principles of Cytogeneticsdeals with evolution and structure of cell, cell division and change, and structure of genetic material. Part II on Principles of Geneticsprovides detailed discussions on transmission, distribution and arrangement of genetic material, and evolution of species. Part III which is on Molecular Geneticsdiscusses functions of genetic material including biotechnology and genetic engineering, and the last Part IV on Quantitative Geneticsdeliberates on the course of genetic material in populations. A historical approach to the subject has also been presented to show the continuity and progress. KEY FEATURES : Incorporates latest and up-to-date information on the subjects covered. Provides review questions at the end of each chapter to test the understanding of the concepts discussed. Gives ample references to explore further. Includes a glossary of important terms. The book is eminently suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students of botany, agriculture, zoology and biotechnology for courses in genetics/genetics and cytogenetics. In addition, the book would also be useful to students appearing in different competitive examinations.