CBT110

Dept. of Crop Botany

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University

CBT 110: Plant Taxonomy & Economic Botany

Course Layout

Course Instructors: Prof. Dr. MA Baset Mia, Haider Iqbal Khan and SM Zubair Al-Meraj

Class

Date

Topic

1 Introductory Class: Morphology of Root and Stem
2 Leaf: Types and classification
3
4 Plant Classification: Artificial, Natural and Phylogenetic Classification,
5 Natural System of Classification,
6 Modern System of Classification
7 The flower: Aestivation and floral formula
8 1st Midterm Exam (25%)
9 Inflorescence
10 Fruits and their classifications: Simple, Aggregate and Compound fruit
11 Family: Poaceae/Gramineae
12 Family: Arecaceae
13 Family: Liliaceae and Musaceae
14 2nd Midterm Exam (25%)
15 Family: Fabaceae, Mimosaceae and Caesalpiniaceae
16 Family: Malvacaeae and Tiliaceae
17 Family: Brassicaceae
18 Family: Apiaceae and Convolvulaceae
19 Family: Cucurbitaceae and Solanaceae
20 Family: Rutaceae  and   Asteraceae (Compositae)
Final Examination (40%)

Assessment

Theory
Quiz (3) 10
1st Midterm Exam 25
2nd Midterm Exam 25
Final 40
Total (Theory) 100
Practical
Class Performance 20
Note Book 5
Assignment 5
Final Exam 20
Total (Practical) 50

 

Grading System

Sl. No. Grade Grade Point % Marks
1 A+ 4.00 80  and above
2 A 3.75 75-79.99
3 A- 3.50 70-74.99
4 B+ 3.25 65-69.99
5 B 3.00 60-64.99
6 B- 2.75 55-59.99
7 C+ 2.50 50-54.99
8 C 2.25 45-49.99
9 D 2.00 40-44.99
10 F 0.00 Less than 40

Reference Book

1.Plant Systematics by Samuel and Luchsinger

2. Botany for Degree Students by Dutta and Dutta

3. The classification of flowering Plants by Barto and Rendle

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