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DEPARTMENTS


Botany

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Dr. Balkrishna Narayan Zaware

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Designation: Principal
Qualification: M.Sc. Ph.D. (Botany)
Address: Harshada Enclave, B-1,Samatanagar,New Sangvi ,411027
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Email:

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Faculty
Faculty in Botany
Sr.No. Photo Name Qualification Position CV
1 no photo found Prof. dr. Chandarkala Hase
Chandahase@gmail.com
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Associate Professor Read CV
2 no photo found Prof. dr. Dnyaneshwar Mahajan
mahajandm@gmail.com
M.Sc., Ph.D. Associate Professor Read CV
3 no photo found Prof. dr. Rani Bhagat
rb_botany@rediffmail.com
M.Sc. M.Phil. Ph.D. Assistant Professor Read CV
4 no photo found Prof. mr. pratik Shinde
shinde.pratik16@gmail.com
M.Sc.(Botany) Assistant Professor Read CV
Aim
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Objectives
To create the scientific attitude amongst the students for the development of Nation. To enhance the knowledge of Medicinal and endangered plant species.
Courses: PO/PSO/CO

PSO :

1.  Development of scientific approach amongst the students.

 2. Development of analytical ability to analyse the day to day life incidences.

3. Development of scientific reasoning ability.

4. To prepare the students for the global competency. 

5. To developed the interdisciplinary approach amongst the students.

 6. The students are eligible for the higher education and different competitive examinations. 

Course Otucome (CO):

S.Y.B.Sc Botany

Theory Paper I

BO-211: Taxonomy of Angiosperms and Plant community

(First term)

Study of plant taxonomy it enable the student to identify, name and classify the angiospermic plants.

Natural, Artificial and Phylogenetic system of classifications are known to the students.

It enable students to use Flora, Monograph, periodicals, Journals, manuals, reference books.

Students can use the data from Morphology, Anatomy, Cytology, Embryology, Photochemistry, Molecular biology for the systematic study.

Students are able to study the different aspects of Plant Nomenclature.

Students are able to classify the plants up to family level.

Students are becoming familiar with structure and function of nature and increase the awareness about the surrounding.

Students are able to classify the plants on the basis of their ecological group.   

 

Theory Paper II

BO-212:Plant Physiology  (First term)

 

The concepts of water absorption, Ascent of Sap, Transpiration etc are clarified with the application of basic physical  processes/ phenomenon like Diffusion, Osmosis, Imbibition, Plasmolysis etc. 

The students are able to study the role and function of different plant growth regulators for the growth and development of plant.

The students study the effects of photoperiods and low temperature treatment on flowering of plants.

The students are able to know the different theories of Ascent of Sap.

The biological symbiotic and Non-symbiotic Nitrogen fixation mechanism and their significance to the plants are known to the students.

The concept of seed dormancy, methods of breaking the seed dormancy and metabolic changes during the seed germination learn by the students.

Mechanism of Transpiration and its significance in the life of the plants is known to the students. 

  Theory Paper I

BO-221: Plant Anatomy and Embryology  (Second term)

The knowledge of different tissue systems like epidermal, mechanical, vascular tissue systems etc.  helps to understand the students different physiological /life processes like Ascent of sap, transportation of organic food, transpiration, photosynthesis  etc. 

Knowledge of Normal and anomololous secondary growth (Growth rings) can helps to calculate the age of the plant.

Embryological studies helps the students to understand the process of evolution in the nature amongst the angiospermic plants, and it can also applied to seed technology and seed production, classification of plants. 

Theory Paper II

BO-222: Plant Biotechnology  (Second term)

Students can have the knowledge of natural biological catalysts. The source and the production of different enzymes like Amylase, Protease and Lipase.

Students know the role of different enzymes in different industries like Bakery, Paper, Textile, Oil refineries, Fermentation, Alcohol, Pharmaceutical industries etc.

Students understand about the Designing and functioning of Different bioreactors.

Students are able to understand the process of Citric acid production by fermentation technology.

Students are known the significance of Single Cell Proteins their production and its importance in the diet as a supplementary food.

The concept and importance of phyto-remediation and the role of plants and micro-organisms in soil, water and air quality monitoring is understood to the students.

Application of Genetic Engineering technique for the crop improvement programme is known to the students.

The students can understand about the importance and Applications of Nano-technology in agriculture and pesticide management. 

 

Practical based on theory courses (Paper I and Paper II)

 

The students can identify and classify the plants on the basis of different diagnostic characters and assign the plants to their respective families.

Students can study the ecological adaptations amongst the plants and correlate to their habitats.

Students can applied the methods of vegetation studies like List count Quadrate and can systematic study the vegetation in the given area.

Students can handle the different tools and ecological instruments during the field study.

Different physiological hands on and demonstration experiments gives angle of scientific reasoning behind the experiments.

Students are able to understand the process of Citric acid production by fermentation technology.

Students are known the significance of Single Cell Proteins their production and its importance in the diet as a supplementary food.

 

T.Y.B.Sc Botany

Course-BO. 331: Cryptogamic Botany Theory Paper I

(Semester III)

The students gets clarified the general characters of different groups of lower and higher cryptogams from the study of representative examples.

The students get the detailed knowledge about the different examples from  Algae like Nostoc,Chara,Sargassum and Batrachspermum, examples from fungi like Rhizopus, Saccharomyces, Puccinia and Cercospora,examples from Bryophytes like Marchantia,Anthoceros and Polytrichum, examples from Pteridophytes like Psilotum, Selaginella and Marsilea with respect to taxonomic position, Morphology, anatomy, reproduction, gametophytes, sporophyte and economic importance.

Course-BO. 332: Cell and Molecular Biology

Theory Paper II (Semester III)

Cell biology provides knowledge of physical basis for understanding plant physiology, Genetic engineering, molecular biology, tissue culture, plant breeding etc.

Molecular biology helps to understand the different physiological processes and biochemical phenomenon like biosynthesis and functions of proteins.

Molecular biology helps the students for  understanding the expression of the genes and basis for the phenotypic characters.

 

Course-BO. 333: Genetics and Evolution Theory Paper III (Semester III)

 

The Knowledge of the mendel’s experimental work on the pea plant helps to understand the inheritance of the genes and application of Genetics in plant breeding.

The knowledge of the Genetics helps students to understand the basic phenomenon(Interaction of genes, multiple alleles, cytoplasmic inheritance, sex-linked inheritance, linkage and crossing over, Numerical and structural changes in the chromosomes etc.)  behind the inheritance of Qualitative and quantitative characters.

The study of concept of evolution helps to understand the different theories of evolution and the origin of life (Anccestral history ).

 

Course-BO. 334: Spermatophyta and Palaeobotany Theory Paper IV

 

(Semester III)

The students get the detailed knowledge about the different examples from  Gymnosperms  like Pinus,Gnetum with respect to taxonomic position, Morphology, anatomy, reproduction, gametophytes, sporophyte ,seed structure, alteration of generation and economic importance.

The different systems of classification like natural, artificial and phylogenetic system studied by the students.

The students study the families Magnoliaceae, Capparidaceae, Rhamnaceae, Leguminosae (Fabaceae),Asteraceae, Acanthaceae, Apocynaceae, Lamiaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Orchidaceae and Cannaceae according to the Bentham and Hookers system of classification.

The different types of fossils like impression, Compression,Petrifaction, Pith cast and Coal ball helps the students to identify the fossils.

The different fossil groups like Psilopsida, Lycopsida, Sphenopsida, Pteridosperms, and  Pentoxylae studied by the students according to the external and internal morphology of the different examples.

 

Course-BO. 335: Horticulture and Floriculture Theory Paper V

(Semester III)

It provides theoretical base for plant propagation practices like cutting, budding, layering, grafting training and pruning.

It also provides information about natural plant propagules and their role in multiplication of plants.

The students achieve the knowledge of Landscape design and Garden layout.

 

Course - BO 336 - COMPUTATIONAL BOTANY Theory Paper VI

 

(Semester III)

Students can apply different statistical equations and formulae for the analysis of data from vegetation surveys.

Students can also use the statistical formulae and equations for the analysis of the data from research projects.

The students can do the graphical representation of the data.

Course-BO. 341: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry Theory Paper I

(Semester IV)

Plant physiology enriches the knowledge of students regarding the various life processes of the plants like photosynthesis, Respiration, translocation of solutes and can apply in practical life in growing the plants.

Students come to know the constraints of various biotic and abiotic stresses on the growth and development of plants. They also come to know how to overcome such stresses.

The students get the knowledge about primary and secondary metabolites of plants and their roles in the life of the plants.

 

Course-BO. 342: Plant Ecology and Biodiversity Theory Paper II

(Semester IV)

It brings the environmental awareness regarding pollution of different natural resources like air, water , and soil pollution and its hazardous impact on the different ecosystems from  the biosphere.

It gives the knowledge about the relationship of ecology and economy.

Students are becoming aware about the application of remote sensing technique for the vegetation study from any area. 

Students come to know the importance of plant diversity and coexistence of all the life forms in the biosphere.

Course-BO. 343: Plant Pathology

Theory Paper III

(Semester IV)

The student will understand about the Concept of disease cycle, Inoculation, Prepenetration, Penetration, Infection, Disease forecasting etc.

Students study The Measurement of plant disease and yield loss .

Structural and biochemical types of defence mechanisms of plant studied by the students.

The different Fungal, Bacterial, Mycoplasmal, Nematodal, Viral plant diseases  with respect to causal organism, symptoms, signs and control measures studied by the plants.

The different Non-parasital diseases also studied by the plants.

 

Course-BO. 344: Medicinal and Economic Botany

Theory Paper IV

(Semester IV)

Indigenous systems of medicines Ayurveda, Unani, Siddhi, Chinese,Tibi are studied by the students.

The different methods of extraction of different active principles studied by the students. 

The different Ayurvedic preparations are known to the students.

Cultivation, Collection and processing of herbal drugs form Mentha and Eucalyptus studied by the students.

Students study the ethno-botanically important plants.

Economically important plant resources are studied by the students.

 

Course-BO. 345: Plant Biotechnology

Theory Paper V

(Semester IV)

Different in-vitro techniques provide alternative methods of producing new genetic recombinants.

Cryopreservation which is the sophisticated method of germplasm conservation is known to the students.

Application of biotechnology to produce GM Crop plants for the requirement of food, fibre etc is known to the students.

The concept and types of proteomics and Genomics are studied by the students.

Study of Intellectual Property Rights makes the students to understand where and how apply for the patents and what are the prerequisites of patent filing are also known to the students.  

 

Course-BO. 346: Plant Breeding and Seed Technology

Theory Paper VI

 

(Semester IV)

The different methods of crop improvement programme like selection methods, hybridisation, mutation breeding methods are studied by the students.

The application of the  Polyploidy and Aneuploidy for the crop improvement is studied by the students. 

Different stages of seed production, types of seed , seed certification procedure, seed processing , seed sampling, storage and packaging and seed purity testing and analysis methods helps students to known the seed technology and it importance in the Agriculture. 

 

Course-BO. 347 Practicals based on : 

BO.331: Cryptogamic Botany

             BO. 332: Cell and Molecular Biology

                      BO.341: Plant Physiology & Biochemistry

BO.345: Plant Biotechnology

Practical-I 

 

(Semester IV)

Students can well understand the scientific principles and reasoning from crypto-gamic botany, cell and molecular biology , plant physiology, plant biotechnology from different practical’s under these course.

Course-BO. 348 Practicals based on : 

BO.333: Genetics and Evolution

BO.334: Spermatophyta and Palaeoboatny

BO.342: Plant Ecology and Biodiversity

BO.346: Plant Breeding and Seed technology

Practical-II 

(Semester IV)

Students can well understand the scientific principles and reasoning from Genetics and Evolution, Spermatohyta and Palaeobotany, Plant ecology and Biodiversity and Plant breeding and seed technology from different practical’s under these course.

Course-BO. 349 Practicals based on : 

BO.335: Horticulture and Floriculture

BO.336: Computational Botany

BO343: Plant Pathology

BO.344: Medicinal and Economic Botany Practical-II 

(Semester IV)

Students can well understand the scientific principles and reasoning from Horticulture and floriculture, computational botany, plant pathology and Medicinal and economic botany  from different practical’s under these course.

 

 

Department of Botany

Outcomes of the Degree Course in Botany

 

Development of the Scientific Approach

Development of practical skills in Microscopic techniques.

Practical knowledge of Plant Tissue Culture, Mushroom Cultivation, Food processing methods.

Students are getting practical knowledge of plant physiology (Chlorophyll estimation. Rate of transpiration, Study of plasmolysis, DPD, etc.

The DNA extraction Technique. 

Students are getting knowledge about Herbarium techniques and Botanical excursion enriches the students with the knowledge of plant diversity.

Knowledge of Ethno-botany. 

Students are getting degree of Bachelor of Science in Botany. (B.Sc Botany)

 

Outcomes of the Short term Certificate Course in Gardening:

Under the Certificate course in Gardening potting and re-potting methods which are usually used in Home Gardening are known to the students.

Enabled the students to get Scientific Knowledge of Plant propagules and plant propagation.  

Students are getting knowledge about Tools, Fertilizers and methods of soil preparation.

The course develops the interest of students in Garden Development. 

Outcomes of the Degree Course in Botany

 

Development of the Scientific Approach

Development of practical skills in Microscopic techniques.

Practical knowledge of Plant Tissue Culture, Mushroom Cultivation, Food processing methods.

Students are getting practical knowledge of plant physiology (Chlorophyll estimation. Rate of transpiration, Study of plasmolysis, DPD, etc.

The DNA extraction Technique. 

Students are getting knowledge about Herbarium techniques and Botanical excursion enriches the students with the knowledge of plant diversity.

Knowledge of Ethno-botany. 

Students are getting degree of Bachelor of Science in Botany. (B.Sc Botany)

 

Outcomes of the Short term Certificate Course in Gardening:

Under the Certificate course in Gardening potting and re-potting methods which are usually used in Home Gardening are known to the students.

Enabled the students to get Scientific Knowledge of Plant propagules and plant propagation.  ? Students are getting knowledge about Tools, Fertilizers and methods of soil preparation.

The course develops the interest of students in Garden Development. 

Activities

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Laboratories
Laboratories of Botany
Sr.No. Laboratories Name Description Link
1 Botany Lab

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Highlights
  1. Well Qualified, Experienced and research oriented faculty.
  2. Well equipped, furnished and spacious Laboratory with Museum.
  3. Established Botanical and Herbal Garden.

Best Practices
  1. Tree plantation and Beautification of Campus.
  2. Motivating the students for participation in intercollegiate competitions like Botanica and Zooitic.
  3. The Department of Botany in Association with NSS established Garden in Primary and Secondary High School campus in Padvi, Tal-Baramati.

Events
Events of Botany
Sr.No. Events Name Date Link
1 Three days workshop on Skill Development Program i 2017-03-06 Know details
2 Rangoli Competition 2018-02-01 Know details
3 Display of plant name plates in college campus and 2018-09-20 Know details
4 Bluma activity-Quiz competition and Extempor 2019-02-12 Know details
5 Biodiversity documentation at village Ghotawade 2019-01-15 Know details
6 Documentary film on environmental awareness 2019-02-27 Know details
7 Training for grass (Poaceae) identification to sci 2018-09-30 Know details
8 Participation of T.Y.B.Sc. Botany students in Scie 2018-12-12 Know details
9 T.Y.B.Sc Botanical excursion at Lalbagh Botanical 2019-02-24 Know details
10 SYBSc Botanical excursion at Shrivardhan and Dive 2019-01-21 Know details
11 FYBSc study tour at NIPHT Talegaon 2018-12-24 Know details
12 Science awareness programme for school students 2019-04-05 Know details
13 Visit to IISER-Pune 2018-12-15 Know details

 

Achievements
Achievements of Botany
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Staff Achievements
Staff Achievements of Botany
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Students Research
Students Research in Botany
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1 Ingawale Vikram D An efficient synthesis of ethyl-2-ethoxy-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl) propanoate EEHP a key PPAR agonist M.Sc. Read details
2 Mr.Chavan Prashantsing R Extraction of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin from sugarcane bagasses M.Sc. Read details
Research Publications
Research Publications of Botany
Sr.No. Photo By Title Description Link Pdf
1 Prof. dr. Dnyaneshwar Mahajan Carbon Sequestration potential of tree species in Somjaichi Rai (Sacred grove) at Nandghur village,

Carbon Sequestration potential of tree species in Somjaichi Rai (Sacred grove) at
Nandghur village, in Bhor region of Pune District, Maharashtra State, India
Hangarge L. M.1 D. K. Kulkarni2, V. B. Gaikwad3, D. M. Mahajan4 and Nisha...

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2 Prof. dr. Chandarkala Hase Impact of soil sickness and post harvest residues on sugarcane metabolism and yield in prolonged cul

Allelopathy Journal 23 (2): 255-268 (2009)  International Allelopathy Foundation 2009

Impact of soil sickness and post harvest residues on sugarcane metabolism and yield in prolonged cultivation
C. P. HASE and K. N. DHUMAL*

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3 Prof. dr. Chandarkala Hase INFLUENCE OF SUGARCANE MONOCROPPING ON RHIZOSPHERE MICROFLORA, SOIL ENZYMES AND NPK STATUS.

International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences

INFLUENCE OF SUGARCANE MONOCROPPING ON RHIZOSPHERE MICROFLORA, SOIL ENZYMES AND NPK STATUS.

Corresponding Author
CHANDA HASE
Department of Botany, Baburaoji Gholap...

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4 Prof. dr. Chandarkala Hase Metabolism and Soil Status under Monoculturing of Sugarcane

Research Journal of Agricultural Sciences, September 2012, 3(5): 1133-1139
Metabolism and Soil Status under Monoculturing of Sugarcane
Chanda Hase, Nivedita Ghayal* and Kondiram...

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Research Grant Projects
Grant received by Botany
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External training and consulting
Training and consulting of Botany
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