Botany, Plant Science and Agriculture - Botany and Plant Science
The branch of biology which studies the members of plantae kingdom is called botany. This includes a detailed analysis of various organisms such as fungi, lichens, mosses and actual plants. The subject of botany categorises plants into herbs, shrubs, trees, climbers and creepers. It can be classified into various sub-categories like plant anatomy, plant genetics, ecology, biophysics, physiology, biochemistry, plant taxonomy, plant taxonomy and paleobotany. The subject of botany finds extensive application in the fields of food science, agronomy, horticulture, forestry, plant pathology and natural resource management. The book studies, analyses and uphold the pillars of botany and its utmost significance in modern times. It attempts to understand the multiple branches that fall under the discipline of botany and how such concepts have practical applications. This book is meant for students who are looking for an elaborate reference text on botany.