PSC Chhattisgarh Prelims - Botany Syllabus

Updated on: Apr 2, 2013
The syllabus of Botany of PSC Chhattisgarh Preliminary Exam is given below:
  1. Origin of life : Basis ideas on the origin of earth, origin of life , chemical and biological evolution.

  2. Morphology, basis anatomy taxonomy : Elementary knowledge of structure differentiation and function of various types of tissues and organs, Principles of nomenclature, classification and identification of plants.

  3. Plant Diversity : A general account of structure and reproduction of viruses, algae , fungi, lichens, brophytes, pteridophytes, gymnosperms and angiosperms,Concept of alternation of generations.

  4. Plant functions : Elementary knowledge of photosynthesis , nitrogen, metabolism, respiration, enzymes, mineral nutrition and water relations.

  5. Plant growth and development : Dynamics of growth and growth hormones physiology of flowering and seed germination.

  6. Reproduction : Mechanism of pollination, fertilization and development of seed.

  7. Cell biology : Cell structure and function of organelles. Mitosis and meiosis.

  8. Genetics : Concept of gene, laws of inheritance mutation and polyploidy. Genetics and plant improvement.

  9. Evolution : A general account

  10. Plant Pathology : A general account of important diseases of crop plants of india and their control.

  11. Plant and human welfare : Role of plants in human life Importance of plants yielding food, fibres wood and drugs.

  12. Plant and Environment : Community environment elementary knowledge of ecosystem.
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