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Botany and Medicinal Plants, Code PG101

Aim of the Course

The aim of the course is to provide students with knowledge necessary to identify and prepare a crude drug from the farm to the firm. Students should acquire knowledge concerning Dusting Powders, plant cytology, physiology and medicinal leafy plants.

Course Contents

  • General introduction ( crude drug. origin, natural products) and cultivation
  • Collection
  • Drying and packing
  • Preservation and adulteration
  • Secondary plant metabolites
  • Cytology and water relations
  • Plant physiology(photosynthesis, respiration and dorman

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