Plant Anatomy & Applied Botany 2012-13 Questions

Group – A

  1. What is simple tissue? Classify simple tissue. Describe any two types with a diagram. What is
  2. Describe schematically different types of stomata for example. Name one plant organ that lacks stomata.
  3. Write the scientific name, family, and chromosome number of jute. Write three differences between C.capsulasis and C.olitorius. What is retting? What is the weight of one bale jute?
  4. Write down the scientific name, family, chromosome number, and one use of the plants mentioned below: Groundnut, Ginger. How could you determine if the sugarcane is ready to harvest?

Group – B

  1. What is Protostele? Explain its types with a diagram.
  2. Describe Korper-Kappe’s theory. What is a Quiescent centre?
  3. Write brief notes on the origin and function of the cell wall.
  4. What is seasoning? Describe the process. Discuss the origin of Old and New World cotton.
  5. Describe different types of drug evaluation processes.
  6. Describe the classification system presented by Brouk, 1975.

Group – C

  1. Name three carbohydrates of the plant cell wall.
  2. What is dendrochronology? What is Heart Wood?
  3. How do Psychoactive drugs work? Give one example.
  4. Name different elements of phloem tissue. Which element of phloem lacks a nucleus at the mature stage?
  5. What is Bollgard cotton? Which bacteria provide Bt toxin?
  6. Name two high-yielding varieties of wheat. Who is the father of the Green Revolution?
  7. Why is a shade plant necessary on Tea plantations? Name one shade plant.
  8. Write the name of the active principle of Turmeric. Write about two medicinal properties of turmeric.

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