Reproductive Ecology of Flowering Plants: A Manual

Reproductive Ecology of Flowering Plants: A Manual

by K.R. Shivanna, Rajesh Tandon

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ISBN-13: 9788132235415
Publisher: Springer India
Publication date: 09/30/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

K.R. Shivanna, formerly Professor and Head, Department of Botany, University of Delhi is now associated with Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Bangalore as INSA Honorary Scientist and Honorary Senior Fellow. He has been doing research on reproductive biology of flowering plants for over 50 years. He has published over 150 original research papers in refereed journals and authored/edited five books on pollen biology and biotechnology. He has worked at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK, Welsh Plant Breeding Station, Wales, UK, University of Melbourne, Australia, University of Siena, Italy and University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada as a Visiting Scientist/Professor. He is a recipient of many awards including Panchanan Maheshwari Medal, and a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, Indian Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences and National Academy of Sciences, India. Rajesh Tandonis currently working as Associate Professorat Department of Botany in University of Delhi. He didhis Ph.D. in 1998 from the University of Delhi. Since then he has been teaching and conducting research at the Department of Botany, University of Delhi, and his research interests have been plant reproduction, developmental biology and conservation biology. He has published over 30 research papers in reputed international journals and contributed chapters to several books. He is a recipient of Dr Y.S. Murthy Young Scientist Award by the Indian Botanical Society.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. Study Plants and Sites.- 3. Phenology.- 4. Floral Morphology and Sexuality.- 5. Pollen Biology.- 6. Pistil Biology.- 7. Pollination Ecology.- 8. Pollen-Pistil Interaction.- 9. Breeding Systems.- 10. Fruit and Seed Biology.- 11. Seed Dispersal.- 12. Seedling Recruitment.- 13. Appendices.

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