CBT350

Department of Crop Botany

Bangabandhu Sheikh MujiburRahman Agricultural University

Salna, Gazipur-1706

 

Course Outline

 

Course Code: CBT 350

Course Name: Plant Physiology

Offering Term: Autumn

Credit Hours: 4.5

 

THEORITICAL (3.0 Cr. Hrs)
LectureContentsRemarks
CHAPTER I: PLANTS AND WATER
Module # 1: Cell Water relation 
Lec#1Water content in a plant cell
Lec#2Water movement across the  wall and membrane
Lec#3Energy of water movement in a cell
Module # 2: Plant Water relation
Lec#4Water  movement from roots to leaf
Lec#5Opening  and closing of stomata
Lec#6Transportation through stomata
CHAPTER II. HARVESTING AND CONSERVATION LIGHT ENERGY
Module # 3: Light Harvesting Photosynthesis
Lec#7Light harvesting tissue, plastids and pigments
Lec#8Photolysis of water, electron and proton transport
Lec#9Synthesis of assimilatory power
Module # 4: Photosynthetic C Reduction Cycle
Lec#10C3 pathway of CO2 reduction cycle
Lec#11C4 pathway of increasing CO2 concentration in C3 cycle
Lec#12CAM pathway of increasing CO2 concentration in C3 Cycle
Lec#13CO₂ fixation by crop Canopy
CHAPTER III. TRANSPORT AND RETRIEVE OF CARBON AND ENERGY
Module # 5: Assimilate transportation  from source to sink
Lec#14Translocation of photo-assimilates and phloem loading
Lec#15Translocation and phloem unloading
Module # 6: Respiration of plant and retrieve of C and energy
Lec#16Glycolysis in cytoplasm
Lec#17TCA cycle, ETC and role of O₂ in aerobic respiration
CHAPTER IV. GROWTH AND MOVEMENT
Module # 7: Growth and Movements
Lec#18Carbon economy  of growth
Lec#19Photo morphogenesis
Lec#20Growth movement- tropic and nastic movement
Module # 8: Photoperiodism and Thermoperodism
Lec#21Photoperiodic induction and flowering signals
Lec#22Vernalization- response to flowering, bud dormancy etc.
Module # 9: Plant Growth Regulation
Lec#23Classification and Physiological action of growth hormones
Lec#24Biosynthesis, transport and actions of plant hormones
Lec#25Growth dynamics
Lec#26Seed physiology
Lec#27Stress Physiology
Lec#28Closing of the term

 

PRACTICAL (1.5 Cr. Hrs.)
Expt. No.Name of the ExperimentRemarks
Expt.#1Determination of osmosis by egg membrane osmoscope
Expt.#2Determination of root pressure and xylem exudation rate
Expt.#3Determination of cell sap concentration by weighing method using potato tuber
Expt.#4Determination of rate of ascent of sap by using Nayantara twig
Expt.#5Determination of whole plant transpiration rate using Mungbean seedling
Expt.#6Determination of chlorophyll content of leaf using spectrophotometer
Expt.#7Demonstration of liberation of CO2 and absorption of O2 during respiration
Expt.#8Measurement of leaf relative water content
Expt.#9Study on plant growth analysis

 

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