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Department of Agricultural Botany

Department of Agricultural Botany

This is the prime department involved in crop improvement that deals with the study of genes and basic concepts of plant breeding for increasing crop productivity under various agro climatic conditions. Fundamental studies on crop physiology viz., photosynthesis, respiration, transpiration and absorption of plant nutrients from the soil are taught. Climate changes and their effects on crop production, seed production, processing techniques and new concepts of bio-technology including tissue culture are studied.