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PP 509 PHYSIOLOGY OF CROP PLANTS-I                                                                                 (2L+0P) III

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 of important cereal crops like wheat, rice, barley, maize, sorghum and minor millets).

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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