B.Sc. Botany Bachelor of Science in Botany is an undergraduate Botany course. Botany, plant science or plant biology is a branch of biology that involves the scientific study of plant life. Botany covers a wide range of scientific disciplines concerned with the study of plants, algae and fungi, including structure, growth, reproduction, metabolism, development, diseases, chemical properties, and evolutionary relationships among taxonomic groups. Botany began with early human efforts to identify edible, medicinal and poisonous plants, making it one of the oldest sciences. The course structure of these courses are designed while keeping in mind the market demand for skilled and efficient professional who can effectively cater to the demands of growing botanical industry. Bachelor of Science in Botany is of three years duration course and the syllabus for the course is divided into six semesters.
The course is about the scientific study of the plants, fungi and algae. This scientific study includes studying the various aspects of plants including the structure, growth, reproduction, metabolism, diseases, chemical properties, physiology of the plants and plant anatomy in general. The course is a vast combination of studying from the basic cell structure to the workings and metabolism of plants on higher levels including their evolution.
The course is very accurately structured as mostly all the theory based papers are accompanied by practical sessions to provide a hands-on experience to the students in understanding the scientific concepts through practical knowledge.
The study of plants and micro-organisms is very vast and widespread. Everyday researchers find some new aspect related to the flora and fauna. This course deals with the study of plants on a deeper level and students who are interested in the study of flora and fauna should opt for the course.