Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidayalaya
In Haridwar

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  • Bachelor
  • Haridwar

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Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidayalaya P.O Gurukula Kangri Haridwar, 249404, Uttaranchal, India
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Course programme


B.Sc. I

Algae and Bryophyta
Fungi and Lichens
Pteridophyta, Gymnosperm and Palaeobotany

B.Sc. II

Taxonomy, Anatomy and Embryology
Plant Ecology and Environment
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry


Cytology, Genetics, Evolution and Plant Breeding
Applied Botany
General and Applied Microbiology

Algae and Bryophyta
Unit-I: A brief history of phycology, essential features of algae, classification; General characters of important
algal groups, range in structures of chloroplast, methods of reproduction, life cycles, range of thallus
organization in algae, utilization in sewage disposal, methods of algal culture and economic importance
of algae.
Unit-II: Classification, distribution, structure and reproduction of Nostoc, Oscillatoria, Chlamydomonas,
Chlorella, Volvox, Oedogonium.
Unit-III: Classification, distribution and reproduction of Chara, Vaucheria, Batrachospermum, Ectocarpus,
Sargassum and Polysyphonia.
Unit-IV: General characters and outline of classification of Bryophyta and their distribution in the Himalaya.
Methods of vegetative propagation, Alternation of generation, phylogeny and evolution of the
Unit-V: Structure and reproduction of Riccia, Marchantia, Anthoceros and Sphagnum, Economic importance;
role of bryophytes in ecological succession.

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