Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi
Vidyeye Amrutha

Translates as "Education is Nector"

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Botany

Department Of P.G. Studies And Research In Botany

Department Of P.G. Studies And Research In Botany

 

Courses Offered

CourseIntakeDurationEligibility
M.Sc. 25 + 12 (SSS) Four Semesters (2 Years) 1) 50% of marks in B.Sc., 
2) Botany as one of the optional subject, 
3) 45% for SC / ST
M.Phil. 01 full time and 
01 part time per guide
One year (Full time) 
Two years (Part time)
M.Sc.
Ph.D. Six candidates per recognized guide Minimum 3 years 
Maximum 5 years
1) M.Sc. with 55% of marks in the aggregate 
2) 50% for SC / ST 
3) Entrance test 50% of entrance & 50% of M.Sc. marks 
4) Subject of research shall be the one which related to the main branch of knowledge chosen for masters degree

 

Fee Structure: (See Fee Notification)

 

Course Outline (M.Sc.)

I Semester II Semester
1.1 Viruses, Mycoplasma, Bacteria and Fungi 2.1 Plant Systematics and Biodiversity Conservation
1.2 Algae and Bryophytes 2.2 Plant Resources and Utilization
1.3 Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms 2.3 Ecology and Environment
1.4 Plant Anatomy and Embryologyues 2.4 Cell Biology, Genetics and Evolution
Pr 1.5 Practical – I Pr 2.5 Practical – III
Pr 1.6 Practical – II Pr 2.6 Practical – IV
      Compulsory Botanical Study Tour
III Semester IV Semester
3.1 Plant Pathology and Plant Protection 4.1 Plant Physiology
3.2 Computer Applications, Bio-information and Biostatistics 4.2 Molecular Biology
3.3 Medicinal Plants and Phytochemistry 4.3 Plant Biotechnology
3.4 Microbial Technology 4.4 Project
Pr 3.5 Practical – V Pr 4.5 Practical – VII
Pr 3.6 Practical – VI Pr 4.6 Practical – VIII

 

Faculty

S. No.Name / Phone No. / E-mailDesignationQualificationSpecialization
1 Dr. A.H. Rajasab 
+91 8472 245933 (R) 
+91 9448405552 (Cell) 
rajasab55@rediffmail.com
Professor M.Sc., Ph.D. Plant Pathology, Mycology, Fungal Diversity & Conservation wild edible plants
2 Dr. G.M. Vidyasagar 
+91 8472 269650 (R) 
+91 9449258812 (Cell) 
gmvidyasagar@rediffmail.com
Professor M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Medicinal Plants and Microbiology
3 Dr. Pratima Mathad
+91 8472 246900 (R) 
+91 9845240194 (Cell) 
unipm@rediffmail.com
Asso.Prof M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Algal Biotechnology & Plant Physiology

 

Thrust Area

Plant Pathology and Mycorrhizae, Plant Pathology and Mycology, Plant Tissue Culture and Genetic Engineering, Plant Systematics and Medicanal Plants, Plant Pathology and Fungal Biotechnology, Algal Biotechnology and Plant Physiology

 

Research Projects

On going
S. No.Title of the ProjectName of the Principle InvestigatorFunding AgencyDurationAmount sanctioned in Lakhs
1 Invitro production of withanoloides from cell and hairy root cultures of withania somnifera Duna Dr. Srinath Rao UGC 2004 - till date 12.00
Completed
S. No.Title of the ProjectName of the Principle InvestigatorFunding AgencyDurationAmount sanctioned in Lakhs
1 Effect of cement dust on plants Dr. Srinath Rao Gulbarga University 3 years 00.19
2 Studies on the selection of salinity resistant cell lines in Cicer arietinum L. through cell and tissue culture techniques Dr. Srinath Rao CSIR 1998 - 2000 01.00
3 Selection of pesticide resistant cell lines in Cicer arietinum L. through cell and tissue culture Dr. Srinath Rao UGC   01.00
4 Production of disease resistant plants in Cicer arietinum L. through cell and tissue culture Dr. Srinath Rao DST 1991 - 1993 01.60
5 Screening of Pigeon pea genotype for salinity, drought and disease resistance Dr. Srinath Rao KSCST 1991 - 1993 00.66

 

Research Publications / Books

1. International
2. National
3. Any others
4. Books

 

Research Guidance

1. Ph.D. - 65
2. M.Phil. - 90

 

Workshops / Seminars / Conferences Organized

1. Symposium on Biology, Biotechnology, Epidemology and Management of Plant diseases 9th & 10th Dec. 2004
2. National Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 10th - 12th Dec. 2007

 

Facilities Available

1) HPLC Instrument
2) Bi & Trinocular Microscope with Photographic attachment