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Reproductive Biology of Angiosperms

By: Arun K Pandey(Author)
344 pages, 198 b/w illustrations, 29 tables
Publisher: CRC Press
Reproductive Biology of Angiosperms
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  • Reproductive Biology of Angiosperms ISBN: 9781032196206 Hardback Oct 2022 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1 week
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About this book

This book is designed to introduce the basics of different aspects of the biology of reproduction in a concise and coherent manner. The book aims to equip students with the fundamentals of the biology of reproduction and also update them with the most recent advances in the field of reproduction. The book has been organized into 16 chapters that introduce and explain different aspects in a stimulating manner. Each chapter is supplemented with a summary and relevant illustrations. A glossary has been added to help the students to understand some important scientific terms.

The book offers comprehensive coverage of the important topics including:
- Flower structure and development
- Development and structure of male and female gametophytes
- Pollination biology, fertilization and self-incompatibility
- Endosperm, embryo and polyembryony
- Apomixis and seed biology

A separate topic on experimental plant reproductive biology (experimental embryology) has been provided, which includes basics of cell, tissue and organ culture, anther culture, pollen culture, flower, ovary, ovule culture, embryo culture, somatic embryogenesis, synthetic seeds, protoplast culture and other aspects of plant biotechnology. The book aims to cater to the needs of the advanced undergraduate and post-graduate students in botany, forestry, agriculture and related fields.


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- Introduction
- Flower
- Microsporangium
- Male gametophyte
- Palynology: Pollen Morphology
- Megasporangium
- Female gametophyte
- Pollination
- Fertilization
- Self-incompatibility
- Endosperm
- Embryo
- Polyembryony
- Apomixis
- Seed
- Experimental plant reproductive biology

Subject and plant index

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Arun K. Pandey, former Professor of Botany and Dean of Colleges, University of Delhi, is Vice-Chancellor at Mansarovar Global University, India. After graduating from the University of Lucknow, India, he worked for a doctorate degree at CSIR- National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow. He was a post-doctoral fellow at Ohio State University, USA. He has over four decades of teaching and research experience. Dr Pandey has supervised 32 PhD students; published over 180 research papers in peer-reviewed journals; and edited/authored 12 books including 2 edited volumes on the Reproductive Biology of Angiosperms. He has described seven species new to science. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India. He was an INSA Visiting Fellow at the University of Munich, Germany, University of Vienna, Austria, and the Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology, and a Bass Fellow at the Field Museum, Chicago. He was a DAAD Visiting Fellow at the Technical University of Munich. He is the recipient of prestigious awards including the P. Maheshwari and Y.S. Murty Medal of the Indian Botanical Society, V. Puri Medal of the Indian Science Congress Association, the V.V. Sivarajan Medal of the Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy, and Saligram Sinha Memorial award of the National Academy of Sciences, India. He is the past President of the Indian Botanical Society, Indian Science Congress Association (Plant Science Section) and Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy. Presently he is President of the East Himalayan Society for Spermatophyte Taxonomy.

By: Arun K Pandey(Author)
344 pages, 198 b/w illustrations, 29 tables
Publisher: CRC Press
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