Asymmetry in Plants: Biology of Handedness

Author:   Bir Bahadur ,  K. V. Krishnamurthy (Consultant, Research & Development, Sami Labs Limited, Bangaluru, Karnataka, India) ,  Monoranjan Ghose (Former Professor, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, West Bengal, India) ,  S. John Adams (Scientist, Research and Development, Sami Labs Limited, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
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Pages:   387
Publication Date:   15 April 2019
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Author:   Bir Bahadur ,  K. V. Krishnamurthy (Consultant, Research & Development, Sami Labs Limited, Bangaluru, Karnataka, India) ,  Monoranjan Ghose (Former Professor, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, West Bengal, India) ,  S. John Adams (Scientist, Research and Development, Sami Labs Limited, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   CRC Press
Weight:   0.957kg
ISBN:  

9781138587946


ISBN 10:   113858794
Pages:   387
Publication Date:   15 April 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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Chapter 1 The Concepts of Handedness, Asymmetry, Chirality, Spirality, and Helicity K. V. Krishnamurthy, Bir Bahadur, Monoranjan Ghose, and S. John Adams Chapter 2 Left-Right Symmetry in Animals and Plants: A Comparison M. A. Akbar Sha, K. V. Krishnamurthy, and S. John Adams Chapter 3 Asymmetry at the Cell Level K. V. Krishnamurthy and S. John Adams Chapter 4 Handedness Events in Vascular Cambium and Their Relation to the So-Called Spiral Grains in Wood K. V. Krishnamurthy, Bir Bahadur, and T. N. Manohara Chapter 5 Broken Symmetry and Handedness in CryptogamsRobert W. Korn Chapter 6 Biology of Handedness in Fungi C. Manoharachary and D. Nagaraju Chapter 7 The Nature of Right-Left Asymmetries in Plants K. Tennakone Chapter 8 Molecular Bases and Genetic Aspects of Handedness in Plants Andrey A. Sinjushin and Bir Bahadur Chapter 9 Embryo Handedness Caused by Embryo Rotations in Angiosperms K. V. Krishnamurthy, Thiruppathi Senthil Kumar, and S. John Adams Chapter 10 Circumnutation K. V. Krishnamurthy, A. V. P. Karthikeyan, and S. John Adams Chapter 11 Seedling Handedness in Some Angiosperms Bir Bahadur, N. Rama Swamy, and T. Pullaiah Chapter 12 A Comparison of Chirality Patterns in Climbing Plants (Lianas) of Moist Tropical Forest in Peru and Brazil Robyn J. Burnham, Wladimir Herminio de Almeida, Rainiellen S. Carpanedo, Cristiane Miranda da Cruz, Aline C. S. Dresch, Monique Machiner, Lucinere P. Pinto, Rozangela Cristina Alves de Oliveira, Evandro F. dos Santos, and Bradley Spilka Chapter 13 Handedness in Plant Tendrils Pedro E. S. Silva, Fernao Vistulo de Abreu, Ana Isabel D. Correia, and Maria Helena Godinho Chapter 14 Fibonacci Sequence: A General Account Monoranjan Ghose and Bir Bahadur Chapter 15 Sunflower Spirals Oleh Bodnar Chapter 16 Determination of Parastichy Numbers and Its Applications Riichirou Negishi Chapter 17 Floral Symmetry T. Pullaiah and Bir Bahadur Chapter 18 Transference of Positional Information from Bracteoles and Sepals to Petals in Species with Labile Handedness of Contort Corolla: Mechanical Forces or Prepatterning? Polina V. Karpunina, Maxim S. Nuraliev, Alexei A. Oskolski, and Dmitry D. Sokoloff Chapter 19 Stylar Polymorphisms in Flowering Plants: An Overview A. J. Solomon Raju Chapter 20 Enantiostyly in Angiosperms Natan Messias de Almeida and Cibele Cardoso de Castro Chapter 21 Inversostyly: A Still Less Known Reproductive Mechanism Tulio Freitas Filgueira Sa, Natan Messias de Almeida, and Cibele Cardoso de Castro Chapter 22 More on Buzz Pollination-Pollen Rebounds in Asymmetric Flowers Thiago Magalhaes Amorim, Arlete Aparecida Soares, and Christian Westerkamp Chapter 23 Handedness in Plants in Relation to Yield: A Review Bir Bahadur and Monoranjan Ghose Chapter 24 Concluding Remarks K. V. Krishnamurthy, Bir Bahadur, Monoranjan Ghose, and S. John Adams

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Bir Bahadur had his early education in City College, Hyderabad and graduated from Nizam College a premier and one of the oldest institution of the state and India and Post-graduated from University College of Science Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. He earned his Ph.D. in Plant Genetics from Osmania University. He has served Osmania and Kakatiya Universities, India with distinction as Lecturer, Reader and Professor and as Chairman, Head of the Department, Dean of the Faculty of Science, Kakatiya University, Warangal, India. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Institute of Genetics of Hungarian Academy (Budapest), on a Govt. of India fellowship and recipient of the Royal Society Bursary, London and Honorary Research Fellow at the Birmingham University (U.K.). He was the Chief Editor of Proceedings of Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences , Hyderabad, and Journal of Palynology (Lucknow, India). He was Independent of Director of Sri Biotech Laboratories Ltd,,Hyderabad,India India for 8 years. K. V. Krishnamurthy, Ph.D., is a former Professor and Head of Department, Plant Sciences at Bharathidasan University in Tiruchirappalli, India, and is at present as an consultant at R & D, Sami Labs Ltd, Bangalore prior to joining Sami, worked as an adjunct facility at the Institute of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, Bangalore. He obtained his PhD degree from Madras University, India, and has taught many undergraduate, postgraduate, M.Phil, and PhD students. He has over 50 years of teaching and research experience, and his major research areas include plant morphology and morphogenesis, biodiversity, floristic and reproductive ecology, and cytochemistry. He has published more than 200 research papers and 30 books. His important books include Methods in Cell Wall Cytochemistry (CRC Press, USA), Bioresources of the Eastern Ghats: Their Conservation and Management (Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, India), Textbook of Biodiversity (Science Publishers, USA), and From Flower to Fruit (Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi). Book edited on Plant Biology and Biotechnology (Springer India), 2015;five volume series of Ethnobotany of India , 2016, 2017 (CRC Press: Apple academic Publication). Prof. K.V. Krishnamurthy has contributed substantially on Plant morphology and development with over 200 Publications and several books. He has discussed Asymmetry and Handedness in many of his publications. Monoranjan Ghose joined as Lecturer at the Agricultural & Ecological Research Unit of the Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata, India in 1983. Subsequently, he became Associate Professor and full Professor in 1997. He served as Professor-in-Charge of Biological Sciences Division and Head of the Agricultural and Ecological Research Unit of the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata till retirement. He worked as the Chairman of the Research Fellow Advisory Committee (RFAC) of the Biological Sciences Division. He retired from active service from the Institute on 31 July 2012. Professor Ghose did his Ph.D. under the guidance of the late Prof. T. A. Davis (The Fibonacci Man of India) in 1982. He has published more than 60 research papers in reputed national and international standard journals. Sebastian John Adams, presently a Scientist in the Department of Phyto-Pharmacognosy at Sami Labs ltd., Bangalore, a leading herbal based industry. Previously he was a research fellow at Foundation of Revitalization of Local Health and Traditions (FRLHT), Bangalore for four years and subsequently as a Research Associate at Department of Pharmacognosy, The Himalaya Drug Company, Bangalore for a year. He had his higher education in St. Joseph's College, Tiruchirappalli and Madras Christian College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His PhD work is on the Ayurvedic Ashtavarga plants. He has published about 25 research articles, some of which have appeared in Ethnobotany of India (Volumes 1-5) Published by CRC: Apple Academic Press, USA, 2016, 2017. He (along with Prof. K.V. Krishnamurthy and others) have just completed a book on Methods in Plant Histochemistry .

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