Monday, 21 January 2019

Notice for Students


Department of Botany
K M Agrawal College of Arts, Commerce and Science


Agrawal College Road, Gandhare, Kalyan West

NOTICE

All students of FY/ SYBSc Botany are hereby directed to remain present on 22nd -23rd January 2019 at College Auditorium for National Workshop on "Future scope of Indian Biosciences and Botany Industry" organizes in association with E CELL IIT Kharagpur at K M Agrawal College, Kalyan.


Attendance is compulsory.

Dr Mahendra Dahiwale
Assistant Professor
Department of Botany 

Circular-3 National Workshop for Students


National Workshop
on
Future Scope of Indian Biosciences and Botany Industry (FSIBBI-2019)
Organized by
Department of Botany/Zoology and IQAC
K M Agrawal College of Arts, Commerce and Science
Agrawal College Road, Gandhare, Kalyan West

Dear Students /Sir/Madam,
Season Greetings from FSIBBI-2019 !!!

Please find attached schedule of workshop and list hotels is available on workshop blog of K M Agrawal College. Blog: www.kmabotany.blogspot.com

Venue: College Auditorium, Fourth Floor, K M Agrawal College, Kalyan.

All delegates registered as student then carry Identity Card/Bonafide with you.
Please keep online transaction Number with you if you have deposited registration fees online.

Our Coordinators will be available at College premises for your help and assistance from morning on workshop day. You can get details of accommodation and other information on workshop blog. We are taking every possible step to make the workshop a scientifically vibrant and memorable one. I look forward to your visit to our campus.
Wish you safe and Happy journey
List of Hotels

1.   Balaji International (A/C, Non A/C)
Prathamesh Tower, Near Shahad Weight Bridge Kalyan (W)
Contact Suju-(0251) 2320631/2200066
Mobile-9137721980/8454980171

2.   Aditya Lodging and Boarding
Near Rutu Park, River Side, Above Gandhari Bridge, Bapgaon Village, Near Padgha Road, Kalyan West Dist Thane.
Contact Aditya- 9699996913/7700946913
Thanking you.

Warm Regards

Dr Mahendra Dahiwale                                             Dr. Raj Bhahadur Singh,
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.                                                 M.Sc., Ph.D.
9969495126                                                              07738362518
Faculty Coordinator                                                  Faculty Coordinator
2- Day National Workshop                                        2- Day National Workshop
FSIBBI-2019                                                             FSIBBI-2019
K M Agrawal College of Arts, Commerce and Science
NAAC Accredited at "A" grade with CGPA 3.03 (II cycle)
Agrawal College Road, Gandhare Kalyan West 421301, Maharashtra.

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Friday, 11 January 2019

Second Circular National Workshop


Respected Sir/Madam,

Season’s Greetings!!!

We are pleased to inform you that K. M. Agrawal College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Kalyan organizes Two Day National Workshop “The future scope of Indian Biosciences and Botany Industry” in association with E Cell IIT Kharagpur on 22nd and 23rd January 2019.

We would like to announce that our College Management has decided to reduce the registration fees as mentioned below:
(Previous Registration fees:  1400/ - INR)
Revised Registration fees:  850/- INR

The Last date of Registration is 15th January 2019.

Students of various classes: FYBSc., SYBSc., TYBSc., M.Sc., Research Fellow, Research Assistants, Ph.D Students of Bio-physics, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology and Biotechnology may register their name online. The link is: http:www.makeintern.com/vkm-agrawal-pay.php
OR
RTGS, IDBI BANK, Tilak Chawk Branch, Kalyan A/C 0456104000104395, IFSC Code IBKL0000456 Or DD in favour of Principal K M Agrawal College of Arts, Commerce and Science payable at Kalyan.
First round to be conducted in K.M. Agrawal College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Kalyan.
Second round at IIT Kharagpur Campus, Kharagpur.

Five (5) selected students will be participating in final competition to be held at IIT Kharagpur Campus, Kharagpur.



Benefits  to Students
1.   Encouragement of students towards higher education and research by Resource Persons from IIT Kharagpur.
2.   All participants will get Participant Certificate.
3.   Top Five Students will be selected on the basis of performance and sent to IIT Kharagpur for final round.
4.   IIT Kharagpur will sponsor the expenses of the selected students.
5.   Selected students of First round will get cash Prizes money of worth
50,000 by IIT Kharagpur.
1st  Prize     - : ₹ 25000/-
2nd Prize     - : 15000/-
3rd  Prize    - : 10000/-

6.   Mock test, Group Discussion (GD) and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) to be conducted at the end of workshop on second day.
7.   Internship assistance will provided to all student by IIT Kharagpur.

Video Link of Past Events---



You are requested to motivate students for registration and send more or less ten (10) students to participate in National Workshop on or before 15 January, 2019.
We solicit you presence at this occasion.
Thanking you
For further details please refer Workshop Brochure enclosed herewith and be free to ask any type of queries on 09969495126 (Dr Mahendra Dahiwale, Department of Botany) or 07738362518 (Dr Raj Bahadur Singh, Department of Zoology).
Best regards



Dr Mahendra Dahiwale, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
09969495126
Faculty Coordinator
Two Day National Workshop
FSIBBI-2019

Assistant Professor
Department of Botany
K M Agrawal College of Arts, Commerce and Science
NAAC Accredited at "A" grade with CGPA 3.03 (II cycle)
Agrawal College Road, Gandhare, Kalyan West - 421301, Maharashtra


Dr. Raj Bhahadur Singh, M.Sc.,Ph.D.
07738362518
Faculty Coordinator
Two Day National Workshop
FSIBB-2019

Associate Professor and Vice Principal
Department of Zoology
K M Agrawal College of Arts, Commerce and Science
NAAC Accredited at "A" grade with CGPA 3.03 (II cycle)
Agrawal College Road, Gandhare Kalyan West  421301, Maharashtra.

Blog: www.kmabotany.blogspot.com
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Thursday, 3 January 2019

NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON 22ND -23RD JANUARY 2019

INVITATION  
Dear Sir/Madam,
Warm Greetings!
We take this opportunity to "Wish you & your Family a Happy and Prosperous upcoming new Year 2019".
It gives us immense pleasure to invite u and your students for active participation in 2 day National Workshop on "FUTUTE SCOPE OF INDIAN BIOSCIENCES & BOTANY INDUSTRY" organized by Dept of Botany/Zoology and IQAC on 22nd-23rd January, 2019.
We, Department of Botany/Zoology and Team MakeIntern ECell IIT Kharagpur would like to entreat u to be part of workshop.
Students of Life Sciences,Botany,Zoology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Bio physics, Biochemistry and UG/PG/Ph.D. May register their name on online link is http:www.makeintern.com/vkm-agrawal-pay.php or RTGS IDBI BANK, Tilak Chawk Branch, Kalyan A/C 0456104000104395IFSC Code IBKL0000456.Or DD in favour of Principal K M Agrawal College of Arts, Commerce and Science payable at Kalyan.Fees Rs 1400/-student only.
You are humbly requested to consider this invitation and send ten (10) students of UG/PG/Ph.D/Research scholar to participate in the Workshop and grace the occasion.
For further details pl refer Workshop Brochure enclosed herewith.
Best regards
Dr Mahendra DahiwaleM.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
9969495126
Faculty Coordinator
Two Day National Workshop
FSIBBI-2019

Assistant Professor
Department of Botany
K M Agrawal College of Arts, Commerce and Science
NAAC Accredited at "A" grade with CGPA 3.03 (II cycle)
Agrawal College Road, Gandhare Kalyan West 421301, Maharashtra
.
If any queries pl be free to call on

Dr. Raj Bhahadur SinghM.Sc.,Ph.D.
9930897138
Faculty Coordinator
Two Day National Workshop
FSIBB-2019

Associate Professor and Vice Principal
Department of Zoology
K M Agrawal College of Arts, Commerce and Science
NAAC Accredited at "A" grade with CGPA 3.03 (II cycle)
Agrawal College Road, Gandhare Kalyan West 421301, Maharashtra.













Thursday, 12 July 2018

Attendance


K M Agrawal College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Kalyan
(Affiliated to University of Mumbai)

DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY

Circular No. UG/01 of 2014 – Ordinance No. 6086 dated 05.05.2014
Ordinances 6086 relating to the attendance for learners

“Every bonafide learner shall ordinarily be allowed to keep terms for the given semester in a program of his enrollment, only if he fulfills at least seventy five percent (75%) of the attendance taken as an average of the total number of lectures, practicals tutorials etc. Wherein short and /or long excursions/ filed visits / study tours organized by the college and supervised by the teachers as envisaged in the syllabus shall be credited to his attendance for the total no. of periods which are otherwise delivered on the materials days. Further it is mandatory for every learner to have min 50% attendance for each course & average attendance has to be 75%.



          Department of Botany


Thursday, 28 June 2018

Academic Notice for AY 2018-2019

Academic Year 2018-2019

All the students of SYBSC Botany are hereby inform that regular Theory Lectures and Practicals started from 18th June 2018.

Further directed that see the notice board for further details.

By order
Botany Department

Saturday, 5 August 2017

Syllabus for the S.Y.B.Sc. Program: B.Sc.Course : BOTANY
Course Code SEM III- Title Credits

USBO302 FORM AND FUNCTION II             2 Credits                            (45 lectures )

Unit II : Cell Biology
Ultra Structure and functions of the following cell organelles:
     o Mitochondrion(membranes, cristae, F1 particles and matrix)
     o Peroxisomes and Glyoxysomes
     o Ribosomes (prokaryotic, eukaryotic and subunits)
Cell Division and its significance
     o Cell Cycle, structure of Interphase Nucleus(nuclear envelop, chromatin network, nucleolus and           nucleoplasm)
     o Mitosis & Meiosis
     o Differences between Mitosis and Meiosis
Nucleic Acids: Types, structure and functions of DNA and RNA              15 Lectures

Unit III : Cytogenetics
Variation in Chromosome structure (Chromosomal Aberrations)
     Definition, Origin, Cytological and Genetic Effects of the following:
     Deletions, Duplications, Inversions and Translocations.
Sex determination, Sex linked, sex influenced and sex limited traits :
    Sex determination- Chromosomal Methods: heterogametic males and
    heterogametic females. Sex determination in monoecious and dioecious
    plants. Genic Balance Theory of sex determination in Drosophila, Lyon’s Hypothesis of
    X chromosome inactivation.
    Sex linked- eye colour in Drosophila, Haemophilia, colour blindness
    Sex influenced- baldness in man
Extranuclear Genetics
    Organelle heredityo
    Chloroplast determines heredity - Plastid transmission in plants,
    Streptomycin resistance in Chlamydomonas.
    o Male sterility in maize      15 Lectures

Unit III : Molecular Biology
 DNA replication : Modes of Replication, Messelson and Stahl Experment,
    DNA replication in prokaryotes and eukaryotes- enzymes involved
and molecular mechanism of replication.
 Protein Synthesis:
    o Central dogma of Protein synthesis
    o Transcription in prokaryotes and eukaryotes: promoter sites,
        initiation, elongation and termination.
    o RNA processing: Adenylation & Capping                                               15 Lectures



USBO402 FORM AND FUNCTION II
  2 Credits (45 lectures )

Unit I : Anatomy
 Normal Secondary Growth in Dicotyledonous stem and root.
 Growth rings, periderm, lenticels, tyloses, heart wood and sap wood.
 Mechanical Tissue system
     o Tissues providing mechanical strength and support and their disposition
o I-girders in aerial and underground organs
 Types of Vascular Bundles.                                                                       15 Lectures

Unit II : Plant Physiology and Plant Biochemistry
 Respiration: Aerobic: Glycolysis, TCA Cycle, ETS & Energetic of respiration;
    Anaerobic   respiration.
 Photorespiration
 Photoperiodism: Phytochrome Response and Vernalization with
     reference to flowering in higher plants, Physico-chemical properties of
     phytochrome, Pr-Pfr interconversion, role of phytochrome in flowering
     of SDPs and LDPs;
 Vernalization mechanisms and applications.                                           15 Lectures

Unit III : Ecology and Environmental Botany
 Biogeochemical Cycles- Carbon, Nitrogen and Water.
 Ecological factors: Concept of environmental factors. Soil as an edaphic
     factor, Soil composition, types of soil, soil formation, soil profile.
 Community ecology- Characters of community - Quantitative characters
     and qualitative characters                                                                        15 Lectures



Semester III  USBOP3 Cr
PRACTICAL Paper II – FORM AND FUNCTION- II 

1 Cell Biology
1. Study of the ultra-structure of cell organelles prescribed for theory from Photomicrographs
2.Estimation of DNA from plant material (one Std & one Unknown, No Std Graph)
3. Estimation of RNA from plant material (one Std & one Unknown, No Std Graph) Cytogenetics
4 Study of inheritance pattern with reference to Plastid Inheritance
5. Study of cytological consequences of chromosomal aberrations (Laggards,
    Chromosomal Bridge, Ring chromosome, Chromosomal ring) from
    permanent slides or photomicrographs.
6. Study of mitosis and meiosis from suitable plant material

Molecular Biology
7 DNA sequencing- Sanger’s method
8 Determining the sequence of amino acids in the protein molecule synthesised from
   the given m-RNA strand (prokaryotic and eukaryotic)

SEMESTER IV USBOT P4 Cr

PRACTICALS Paper II – FORM AND FUNCTION- II

1Anatomy
1 Study of normal secondary growth in the stem and root of a Dicotyledonous plant
2 Types of mechanical tissues, mechanical tissue system in aerial,
    underground organs.
3 Study of conducting tissues- Xylem and phloem elements in
    Gymnosperms and Angiosperms as seen in LS and through maceration technique.
4 Study of different types of vascular bundles.
5 Growth rings, periderm, lenticels, tyloses, heart wood and sap wood
6 Plant Physiology and Plant Biochemistry
7 Q10 – germinating seeds using Phenol red indicator NR activity – in-vivo
8. Estimation of proteins by Lowry’s method (Prepare standard graph). Ecology
    and Environmental Botany
9 Study of the working of the following Ecological Instruments- Soil
    thermometer, Soil testing kit, Soil pH, Wind anemometer.
10 Mechanical analysis of soil by the sieve method & pH of soil.
11 Quantitative estimation of organic matter of the soil by Walkley and
     Blacks Rapid titration method.
12 Study of vegetation by the list quadrat method


S.Y.B.Sc. BOTANY PRACTICAL SKELETON PAPER SEMESTER - III

TIME - 3 hours                             PAPER – II Total                                             Marks – 50

Q.1. Make a squash/ smear preparation of specimen ‘A’. Draw and comment on your
        observations and show the slides to examiners                                                                  (10)
Q.2. To estimate DNA/ RNA from the given sample ‘B’.                                                         (10)
Q.3. Determine the sequence of bases in a DNA strand by Sanger’s method from the
        given data ‘C’

                                                            OR
      Determine the sequence of amino acids in the polypeptide synthesized from the given
      m-RNAstrand ‘C’                                                                                                                (10)
Q.4. Identify and describe the specimen/ photograph - D, E and F                                          (15)
Q.5. Journal/Field Report.                                                                                                         (05)

KEY :
A. – Mitosis/ Meiosis
B. Germinating seeds/Onion
C. DNA seq/AA seq.
D. Cell organelles
E. Plastid inheritance
F. Chromosomal aberrations

UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI
S.Y.B.Sc. BOTANY PRACTICAL SKELETON PAPER SEMESTER - IV

TIME - 2 hours 15 min              PAPER – II                                                 Total Marks – 50

Q.1. a). Make a temporary stained preparation of T.S. of specimen ‘A’ and comment on the
         secondary growth/ mechanical tissue system/ Macerate the given material ‘A’ and
         describe the conducting tissue seen.                                                                               (10)
Q.2. Perform the Physiological experiment ‘B’ allotted to you.                                             (13)
Q.3. Perform the Ecological experiment ‘C’ allotted to you.                                                  (13)
Q.4. Identify and describe the specimen/ slide/ photograph - ‘D’ ‘E’ and ‘F’ .                      (06)
Q.5. Viva - Voce.                                                                                                                      (05)
KEY :
A. – Dicot stem/ dicot root / Mechanical Tissue (Coleus stem, Typha leaf, Maize stem and Maize
        root /Annona / Magnolia for maceration).
B. – Q10 – germinating seeds using Phenol red indicator NR activity – in-vivo
        Estimation of proteins by Lowry’s method
C-  Mechanical analysis of soil by the sieve method & pH of soil
      Estimation of organic matter of the soil
      Study of vegetation by the list quadrat method
D - Vascular bundles
E. – Growth rings, periderm, lenticels, tyloses, heart wood and sap wood

F. – Ecological Instrument