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This text on Principles of Genetics has been especially designed to cater the needs of graduate entry level students of Agricultural Universities of the country. The book has colored illustrations and the information in a concise manner so as to enable quick revision of topics in genetics which are otherwise complete but tried to make simple and understandable.
The book containts 24 chapters which deal with the fundamental aspects of genetics, its history and scope, chromosomes, cell division, Mendel and his work, laws of Mendel, gene interactions, multiple alleles, pleiotropism, quantitative and qualitative traits, multiple factor hypothesis, cytoplasmic inheritance, linkage, crossing over, chromosomal aberrations. DNA and RNS structure, protein synthesis, gene expression, mutation, sex determination, sex linked, sex influenced and sex limited characters.
The users of this book will surely by benefited in keeping themselves abreast of the fundamental and key aspects about plant genetics.
About The Author
Dr. Santosh V. Sawardekar: Associate Professor, Dr. B.S. Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli. He has 16 Years of teaching and research experience in Plant Biotechnology, Genetics and Plant Breeding. He has published more than 26 research papers in national and international journals.
Mrs. Sangita S. Sawant: Working as Plant Biotechnology Center, Dr. B.S. Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli with a specialization in Plant Tissue Culture. She has published more than 40 research papers in naitonal and international journals. She is NET qualified staff member in Genetics and Palnt Breedign.
Dr. Sanjay G. Bhave: Head, Department of Agricultural Botany, Dr. B.S. Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth and Associate Dean, College of Forestry, Dapoli. He has 25 years experience in teaching and research work in Agricultural Botany. He has published more than 80 research papers in national and international journals.
Table Of Contents
History of Genetics and its Scope
Morphology of Eukaryotic Chromosome
Cell Division: Mitosis
Cell Division: Melosis
Mendel and his work
Mendel's Laws of Inheritance
Quantitative and Qualitative Traits
Multiple Factor Hypothesis
Cytoplasmic Inheritance (Extra Nuclear Inheritance)
Chromosomal Aberrations: Numerical
Chromosomal Aberrations: Structural
DNA and its Structure
RNA: Structure, Function and Type
Methods of Sex Determination
Sex Limited, Sex Influenced and Sex Limited Characters