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Department of Botany

            The Department of Botany established from the beginning of the college, since 2000. The main objective of the department is to provide the facility for detail learning about the plants life. The 3 year B.Sc. course is conducted as per the curriculum provided by Sant Gadage Baba Amravati University, Amravati. The departmental Laboratory is well equipped with all the necessary equipments, class work material, chemicals, glassware. The laboratory has capacity of 20 students seating at a time.
            The department is able to conduct the basic research in Plant Taxonomy, Mycology, Plant Phyiology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Anatomy, and Cytology. For the research work, the equipments like Digital pH meter, Hot water Bath, Micro-pipette, Dissecting Microscope, Compound Medical Microscope, Stereoscopic Microscope, Binocular Research Microscope, Electrophoresis Unit, Centrifuge Machine, Autoclave, Laminar Air Flow Chamber are the major Laboratory instruments are available in Departmental Laboratory. Apart from the regular black board teaching, the modern & innovative teaching aids like ICT lab, Digital Projector, Smart Board are used to simplify the curriculum to the students of department. The power point presentation, related audio-video, diagrammatic charts,   Online lecture are used in the teaching in Botany.
            Also for the field knowledge, the short & long tour are organized regularly & as per the syllabus. The ‘Plant of the Day’ activity is run by the department for knowing the common & economically important plants present around the place. Through this student participation activity, the potted Medicinal plant garden is developed by Botany department. In this garden more than 40 plant species, specifically important for practical purpose are developed & cultivated.
            The teaching faculty takes the efforts to enlist the plant flora from Lonar Crater & its surrounding.  The students are also involved in participation in state level Avishkar Research Competition. Also the departmental faculty gives the suggestion regarding the crop improvement, plant disease control measures to adjoining farmers.  

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