Taxonomy Of Angiosperms

Taxonomy Of Angiosperms
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Taxonomy Of Angiosperms

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Taxonomy Of Angiosperms by A.V.S.S. Sambamurty
Book Summary:

Taxonomy of Angiosperms is designed for B.Sc. (H) and M.Sc. students of Botany in various universities. The book is divided into two parts; Part I deals with the Principles of Angiosperm Taxonomy and Part II deals with families. The book is amply illustrated with examples. Some of the important chapters in Part I comprise Different Classifications, Nomenclature, Biosystematics, Modern Trends in Taxonomy, Chemotaxonomy, Numerical Taxonomy etc. Part II deals with about 214 families of which 55 are discussed in detail and summarized accounts of the rest are given for advanced students. The book also comes loaded with numerous appendices like comparison of classifications, floral diagrams and floral formulae, questions etc. 


Audience of the Book :
The book will cater to the needs of Botany students pursuing B.Sc. (H), M.Sc. and related fields like Medical Botany, Pharmacy, Agricultural Botany and Horticulture.
 
Key Features:

The main features of the book are as follows:

1.The text is amply illustrated with diagrams and the subject matter is explored in detail under various heads and sub-heads.

2.Appendices include Armen Takhtajhan’s classification, comparisons of families, technical description of a plant, comparison of different classifications, questions of principles of taxonomy, and floral diagrams and floral formula of angiosperm families.


Table of Contents:

1. Plant Taxonomy

2. History of Classification

3. Systems of Classifications

4. Current Systems of Classifications

5. Plant Nomenclature

6. Species Problem

7. Primitive Versus Advanced Characters

8. Taxonomic Hierarchy

9. Modern Trends in Taxonomy

10. Chemotaxonomy

11. Numerical Taxonomy

12. Biosystematics

13. Computerized Systematics

14. Reproductive Biology and Systematics

15. Fossil Angiosperms

16. Origin of Angiosperms

17. Plant Geography

18. Endemism

19. Introduction to Flora of India

20. Herbaria, Botanical Gardens, Plant Identification and Literature in Taxonomy