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

1Introductory Class: Morphology of Root and Stem
2Leaf: Types and classification
3
4Plant Classification: Artificial, Natural and Phylogenetic Classification,
5Natural System of Classification,
6Modern System of Classification
7The flower: Aestivation and floral formula
81st Midterm Exam (25%)
9Inflorescence
10Fruits and their classifications: Simple, Aggregate and Compound fruit
11Family: Poaceae/Gramineae
12Family: Arecaceae
13Family: Liliaceae and Musaceae
142nd Midterm Exam (25%)
15Family: Fabaceae, Mimosaceae and Caesalpiniaceae
16Family: Malvacaeae and Tiliaceae
17Family: Brassicaceae
18Family: Apiaceae and Convolvulaceae
19Family: Cucurbitaceae and Solanaceae
20Family: Rutaceae  and   Asteraceae (Compositae)
Final Examination (40%)

Assessment

Theory
Quiz (3)10
1st Midterm Exam25
2nd Midterm Exam25
Final40
Total (Theory)100
Practical
Class Performance20
Note Book5
Assignment5
Final Exam20
Total (Practical)50

 

Grading System

Sl. No.GradeGrade Point% Marks
1A+4.0080  and above
2A3.7575-79.99
3A-3.5070-74.99
4B+3.2565-69.99
5B3.0060-64.99
6B-2.7555-59.99
7C+2.5050-54.99
8C2.2545-49.99
9D2.0040-44.99
10F0.00Less 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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