DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
PP 506 PHYSIOLOGY OF CROP PLANTS – II (2L+0P) I
To impart knowledge of physiological aspects of different crop plants.
Origin, evolution and distribution of crop, adaptability of crop to different agro climatic conditions. Specific case studies: Oilseeds: rapeseed mustard, groundnut and sunflower. Pulses: mungbean, pigeonpea, soybean cowpea and chickpea)
Crop characteristics-growth and development (both vegetative and reproductive), physiological processes governing productivity
Influence of climatological factors (water, temperature, photoperiod and light) on crop growth attributes and physiological processes.
Special problems of each crop, crop ideotype concept and source sink relationship