Textbook of Bryophyta

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Publisher IK International All Genetics books by IK International
ISBN 9789382332541
Author: Afroz Alam
Number of Pages 449
Available in all digital devices
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Textbook of Bryophyta by Afroz Alam
Book Summary:

Textbook of Bryophyta is an effort to make available authentic and standard study material related to this remarkable group of plants.

The book aims to provide comprehensive account of bryophyta in a simple language a profusely illustrated manner for better understanding. The book is divided into twelve chapters which deal with life forms, life cycle, cytogenetics, classification, hepaticopsida, anthocerotopsida, bryopsida, uses of bryophytes, conservation of bryophytes and molecular bryology. The description of plants is well supplemented by suitable photographs and line drawings which will give a complete view with added advantage to the readers in identifying the plants in their natural habitats.

Audience of the Book :

This book has been compiled exclusively to accomplish the need of undergraduate and postgraduate students in accordance with the latest universal core course adopted by them. Aspirants for the Civil Services and other competitive examinations will surely find this book highly useful.

Key Features:

The main features of the book are as follows:

1.Provides a comprehensive account of almost all known bryophytes in the classes Hepaticopsida, Anthocerotopsida and Bryopsida.

2.Well supported by photographic plates and line drawings to help the readers in understanding anatomy, physiology, morphology, life cycle and for identifying the plants in their natural habitats.

3.Covers important topics like human uses of bryophytes, threats to conservation and introduction to molecular bryology.

4.Contains up-to-date information keeping with the latest researchers on bryophytes.

5.Contains a detailed glossary at the end of the book.

Table of Contents:

1. Introduction

2. Growth Forms and Life Forms

3. Reproduction and Life Cycle of Bryophytes

4. Cytogenetics and Evolution

5. Classification

6. Class Hepaticopsida

7. Class Anthocerotopsida

8. Class Bryopsida

9. Uses of Bryophytes

10. Threats and Coservation of Bryophytes

11. Molecular Bryology

12. Contributions of Some Indian Bryologists