Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi

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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
Code Title of the Course L:T:P Credits Code Title of the Course L:T:P Credits
HCT 1.1 Algac, Fungi, Bacteria and Viruses 4:0:0 4 HCP 2.1 Ecology and Environmental Biology 4:0:0 4
HCT 1.2 Bryophytes, Pteridophytes & Gymnosperms 4:0:0 4 HCP 2.2 Plant Anatomy and Embryology 4:0:0 4
HCT 1.3 Plant Systematics and Phytogeography 4:0:0 4        
  Soft Core(Any One)       Soft Core(Any One)    
SCT 1.4.1 Biodiversity and Conservation 4:0:0 4 SCP 2.3.1 Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 4:0:0 4
SCT 1.4.2 Microbial Technology SCT 2.3.2 Methods in Plant Sciences
  Practicals       Open Elective    
HCP 1.5 Algac, Fungi, Bacteria and Viruses 0:0:2 2 OET 2.4 Biofertilizer and Biopesticies 4:0:0  
HCP 1.6 Bryophytes, Pteridophytes & Gymnosperms 0:0:2 2   Practicals    
HCP 1.7 Plant Systematics and Phytogeography 0:0:2 2 HCP 2.5 Ecology and Environmental Biology 0:0:2 2
SCP 1.8.1 Biodiversity and Conservation 0:0:2 2 HCP 2.6 Plant Anatomy and Embryology 0:0:2 2
SCP 1.8.2 Microbial Technology 0:0:2 2 SCP 2.7.1 Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 0:0:2 2
        SCP 2.7.2 Methods in Plant Sciences 0:0:2 2
  Total for First Semester   24   Total for Second Semester   24
 
III Semester IV Semester
Code Title of the Course L:T:P Credits Code Title of the Course L:T:P Credits
HCT 3.1 Genetics, Cell and Molecular Biology 4:0:0 4 HCT 4.1 Plant Pathology and Plant Protection 4:0:0 4
HCT 3.2 Plant Physiology and  Metabolism 4:0:0 HCT 4.2 Plant Breeding and Plant Biotechnology 4:0:0 4
  Soft Core(Any One)       Soft Core(Any One)    
SCT 3.3.1 Genetic Engineering 4:0:0  4 SCT 4.3.1 Applied Mycology 4:0:0  4
SCT 3.3.2 Bioenergy and Biofuels SCT 4.3.2 Applied Phycology
  Open Elective            
OET 3.4 Medicinal Plants 4:2:0 6        
  Practicals       Practicals    
HCP 3.5 Genetics, Cell and Molecular Biology 0:0:2 2 HCP 4.4  Plant Pathology and Plant Protection 0:0:2 2
HCP 3.6 Plant Physiology and  Metabolism 0:0:2 2 HCP 4.5 Plant Breeding and Plant Biotechnology 0:0:2  2
SCP 3.7.1 Genetic Engineering 0:0:2 SCP 4.6.1 Applied Mycology 0:0:2  2
SCP 3.7.2 Bioenergy and Biofuels SCP 4.6.2 Applied Phycology 0:0:2 2
        HMP 4.7 Hardcore Major Project 0:0:6  6
  Total for Third Semester   24   Total for Fourth Semester   24

 

Faculty

S. No.Name / Phone No. / E-mailDesignationQualificationSpecialization
1 Dr. G.M. Vidyasagar 
+91 8472 269650 (R) 
+91 9449258812 (Cell) 
gmvidyasagar@rediffmail.com
Professor & Chairman M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Medicinal Plants and Microbiology
2 Dr. Pratima Mathad
+91 8472 246900 (R) 
+91 9481641750 (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