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PP 506 PHYSIOLOGY OF CROP PLANTS – II                                                                                 (2L+0P) I

Objective
  To impart knowledge of physiological aspects of different crop plants.

Theory

UNIT I
  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)

UNIT II
  Crop characteristics-growth and development (both vegetative and reproductive), physiological processes governing productivity

UNIT III
  Influence of climatological factors (water, temperature, photoperiod and light) on crop growth attributes and physiological processes.

UNIT IV
  Special problems of each crop, crop ideotype concept and source sink relationship

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