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Botony (O.U)

Botony (O.U)

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Course Code : B.Sc II-III (O.U)
Author : SIA PUBLISHERS
University : Osmania University
Regulation : 2019
Categories : Arts and Science
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UNIT-1

1. Introduction: Principles of plant systematics, Types of classification: Artificial, Natural and Phylogenetic

Systems of classification: Salient features and comparative account of Bentham and Hooker and Engler

and Prantle. An introduction to Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (APG).

2. Current Concepts in Angiosperm Taxonomy: Embryology in relation to taxonomy, Cytotaxonomy,

Chemotaxonomy and Numerical Taxonomy.

3. Nomenclature and Taxonomic Resources: An introduction to ICBN, Vienna Code-a brief account.

Herbarium: Concept, techniques and applications.

UNIT-2

4. Systematic Study and Economic Importance of Plants Belonging to the Following Families:

Polypetalae: Annonaceae, Capparidaceae, Rutaceae, Fabaceae (Faboideae/papilionoideae,

Caesalpinioideae, Mimosoideae), Cucurbitaceae.

5. Gamopetalae: Apiaceae, Asteraceae, Asclepiadaceae, Lamiaceae.

6. Monochalmydeae: Amaranthaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Monocotyledons: Orchidaceae and Poaceae.

UNIT-3

7. Ethnomedicine: Scope, interdisciplinary nature, distinction of ethnomedicine from folklore medicine.

8. Outlines of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homeopathic systems of traditional medicine. Role of AYUSH,

NMPB, CIMAP and CDRI.

9. Plants in Primary Health Care: Common medicinal plants - Tippateega (Tinospora cordifolia), Tulasi

(Ocimum sanctum), Pippallu (Piper longum), Karakaya (Terminalia chebula), Kalabanda (Aloe vera),

Turmeric (Curcuma longa). Evaluation of crude drugs.

UNIT-4

10. Traditional Medicine VS Modern Medicine: Study of selected plant examples used in traditional

medicine as resource (active principles, structure, usage and pharmacological action of modern medicine):

Aswagandha (Withania somnifera), Sarpagandha (Rauwolfia serpentina), Nela usiri (Phyllanthus amarus),

Amla (Phyllanthus emblica) and Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri).

11. Pharmacognosy: Introduction and scope, adulteration of plant crude drugs and methods of identificationsome

examples. Indian Pharmacopoeia.

12. Plant Crude Drugs: Types, methods of collection, processing and storage practices.

Note : Botony, B.Sc II-III (O.U)

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