CBT505: Plant Anatomy

 CBT505: Plant Anatomy

Winter 2015

Course Instructor: Prof. M A Baset Mia, Ph.D.

 Course Outline


Class # Topic
1 Introductory Class
2 Importance of Anatomy in Agriculture
3 Cell membrane and biological membrane
4 Plasmodesmata and ectodesmata
5 Structure and development  of cell wall
6 Thickening of cell wall
7 Pitted thickening
8 Biosynthesis of lignin
9 Epidermis
10 Meristem and theories of meristem organization
11 1st Midterm Exam
12 Formation of complex tissue
13 Development of stele
14 Vascular transition between root and stem
15 Development of periderm and lenticel
16 Anatomy of root
17 Anatomy of storage root
18 Anatomy of stem
19 Anatomy of branch
20 Anatomy of Node
21 Anatomy of leaf
22 Anatomy of C3 and C4 leaves and development of Kranz Anatomy
23 2nd Midterm Exam
24 Flower anatomy
25 Anatomy of fruit
26 Anatomy of seed
27 Anomalous secondary growth
28 Anomalous secondary growth of monocot
29 Anatomy of specialized organ
30 Anomalous secondary growth of monocot
31 Review of the course


Assessment of students

Quizzes                                 10

1rst  Midterm Exam               25

2nd Midterm Exam                 25

Final Exam                            30

Assignment                           10

Total                                     100


  1. Plant Anatomy by BP Pandey
  2. Anatomy of seed plant by Kathrina Esaw
  3. Plant Anatomy by Fahn
  4. Plant Physiology by Taiz and Zeiger
  5. Journal of Experimental Botany
  6. Planta
  7. American Journal of Botany

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