Botany, Plant Science and Agriculture - Botany and Plant Science
Botany is a sub-discipline of biology which deals with the study of life of plants. They are crucial for the sustenance of life on Earth. The primary areas of study in this discipline include reproduction, primary metabolism, development, chemical products, evolutionary relationships and systematics. The techniques used in this domain include electron microscopy, live cell imaging and optical microscopy. The discipline of botany further branches out into plant anatomy, plant ecology, plant systematics, phytosociology, paleobotany, plant morphology, plant reproduction, plant physiology, etc. It has applications in horticulture, forestry and agriculture, breeding and genetic modification, environmental management and biodiversity. The book is a compilation of chapters that discuss the most vital concepts and emerging trends in the field of botany. The topics included herein are of utmost significance and bound to provide incredible insights to the readers. This book presents the complex subject of botany in the most comprehensible and easy to understand language.