CBT505: Plant Anatomy

 CBT505: Plant Anatomy

Winter 2015

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

 Course Outline


Class #Topic
1Introductory Class
2Importance of Anatomy in Agriculture
3Cell membrane and biological membrane
4Plasmodesmata and ectodesmata
5Structure and development  of cell wall
6Thickening of cell wall
7Pitted thickening
8Biosynthesis of lignin
10Meristem and theories of meristem organization
111st Midterm Exam
12Formation of complex tissue
13Development of stele
14Vascular transition between root and stem
15Development of periderm and lenticel
16Anatomy of root
17Anatomy of storage root
18Anatomy of stem
19Anatomy of branch
20Anatomy of Node
21Anatomy of leaf
22Anatomy of C3 and C4 leaves and development of Kranz Anatomy
232nd Midterm Exam
24Flower anatomy
25Anatomy of fruit
26Anatomy of seed
27Anomalous secondary growth
28Anomalous secondary growth of monocot
29Anatomy of specialized organ
30Anomalous secondary growth of monocot
31Review 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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