CBT 110

CBT 110

CBT 110

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CBT 110: Plant Taxonomy and Economic Botany

Summer 2017
Course Instructor: Prof. Dr. M A Baset Mia
 Dr. T K Ghosh, Assoc. Professor
Credit Hour: 3+1.5
Course Layout

Theory

 

Class #
Topic

 

 1 Introductory Class
2 Morphology of Root Lecture 1 (Root)
3 Stem
4 leaf
5 leaf
6 The flower
7 Aestivation and floral formula
8  Inflorescence
9  Fruits and their classifications
10 Simple, Aggregate and Compound fruit
 11 1st Midterm Exam
 12 Concept of Plant Taxonomy and Plant Systematics
 13 Plant Classification: Artificial, Natural and Phylogenetic Classification
 14 Modern System of Classification (APG)
 15 Principles of Botanical Nomenclature
 16 Taxonomic Evidences
 17 Family : Poacae  and Arecaceae
 18 Family: Liliaceae revised and Musaceae
 19 Family : Fabaceae, Mimosaceae and Caesalpiniaceae
 20 2nd Midterm Exam
 21 Family : Malvacaeae Family revised and Tiliaceae
 22 Family : Family- Brassicaceae
 23 Family : Apiaceae Family and Convolvulaceae
 24 Family : Cucurbitaceae and Solanaceae 
 25 Family : Rutaceae (The orange family) and Asteraceae (Compositae) - the Sunflower Family
 26 Economic Botany: important crops (Cereals)
 27 Economic Botany: important crop (Industrial Crops)
 28 Economic Crop products (Medicinal Crops)
 29 Economic Crop products ( Spices and Condiments)
 30 Economic Crop Product (Paper and rubber making plants)
Practical

 

Class # Topic
 1 Introductory class
 2 Preparation of Herbarium
 3 External morphology of different types of roots and stem
 4 External morphology of different types of leaves
 5 External morphology of Poaceae plant (rice)
 6 External morphology of Solanaceae plant (chili)
 7 External morphology of Tiliace plant (jute)
 8 External morphology of Fabaceae plant (mungbean)
 9 External morphology of Malvaceae plant (okra)
 10 External morphology of Cucurbitaceae plant (bitter gourd)
 11 Review of course

 

 Grading System

80 % and above: A+

75-79%:  A

70-74%:  A- 

65-79%: B+

60-64% :B-

55-59% : C+

50-54% : C-

40-50% : D

Below 40%: F 

Reference Books

Plant Systematics by Samuel and Arlene

The classification of flowering plants by AB Rendel

Gray's Manual of Botany by Farnald

Botany for Degree students by AC Dutta and TC Dutta

 

Course Intro Video

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