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Plant Cell Biology

G.P. Gupta (Author)
Synopsis In the last two decades the field of cell biology has undergone a veritable revolution, leading to major advances in our understanding of cell structure and function. The Convergence of cytological, genetic and biochemical approaches has generated a rich panorama of detail, the significance of which we are still attempting to unravel. The present title is being written as an introduction to this rapidly growing field. One of the major concerns of this title is to provide students with basic understanding of what a cell is and why the cell is the fundamental unit of life. Our approach throughout has been to focus on the major question involved and the experimental approaches utilized in addressing these questions.
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About the author

G.P. Gupta

Dr. G.P. Gupta. Reader in the Dept. of Botany and Microbiology, has earned his M.Sc. degree from Kurukshetra University. He was awarded Senior Research Fellowship and Post-Doctoral research fellowship of the C.S.I.R., New Delhi during the Ph.D. and after Ph.D. He has discovered both the strains(+ and -) of Phytophthora nicotianae was parasitica from Guava and the other hosts, and successful produced oospores in vitro for the first time in Inida. He reported a new pathogen of Cycas ovule rot from India and technical expertised opinion was called from Dr. Diana R. Greenough, a Senior Plant Pathologist the scientist of Brithis Columbia on sebere palm with during 1996. Dr. Gupta has been offered for research collaboration on madicinal plants from the scientist Dr. Stainley of the Scotland U.K. in 1999, but keeping in view of the national interest he did stand on his terms and conditions. He was invited he did stand on his terms and conditions. He was invited as the expert member of the committee for the preparation of dictionary of Microbiology by Takniki Shabdawali Commission, Ministry of HRD. Govt. of India and the book was published by the commission in 1997. He has been the Organising Secretary of National Seminar on BIotechnology: New Trends and Prospects, 1996. He has published nearly 38 research papers in foreign and Indian Journals of International repute. He is Coeditor of the book Microbes: Agriculture, Industry and Environment (2000). Currently, he is actively engaged in research on indiagenous drugs and drug plants of old medicine systems in relation to their quality control and enhancement of thereapeutric spectrum. He has provided the scientifice base of the ability of Yajna as environmental Purifier. He has expertise in planning and designing of waste-water treatment by application of aquatic plants and other indigenous methods in Indian context. Seome students are enrolled and working in the above area under his supervision for Ph.D. programme

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Title Plant Cell Biology
Author G.P. Gupta
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8171418538
length x+322p., Figures; Index; 23cm.