Contents: Foraging activity of honey bees on two Bt-cotton hybrids at Dharwad, Karnataka, Pollination biology and sustainability of economically important acacia sinuata and semecarpus anacardium in the Eastern Ghats forests of Andhra Pradesh, India, Aerobiology and biochemistry of two allergenic pollen species; Trema orientalis Bl. and Peltophorum inerme Llanaos, Discharge of tetraspores and carpospores from caloglossa leprieurii of Sarada and Varaha estuarine complex, Andhra Pradesh, India, Pollen analysis and physico-chemical characteristics of some honeys from Tripura, India, Improving the yield of RCH-2 Bt-cotton hybrid through enhancement of bee pollination, Bird-pollination in some plant species in dry, semi-dry and wet forest tracts of Andhra Pradesh, Biodeterioration of aerobioparticles: SEM study, Pollen flora of honey bees in mangrove forests of Andhra Pradesh, Effect of bee attractants on bee visits and yield parameters of MECH-184 BT hybrid cotton, Differential recognition of self pollen and sterility in hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. (Malvaceae)
Contents: Interaction of the pollen bee, Pithitis binghami with some food plants, Pollination biology of impatiens campanulata wight. (Balsaminaceae), Melissopalynological studies of stingless bee, Trigona iridipennis Smith at Dharwad, Karnataka, Biochemical analysis of different unifloral honey samples collected from north district of Tripura, India, Energetics of Pollen protein content of some plant species in relation to foraging behaviour of honey bees, Foraging behaviour of flower visitors and pollination in leucas aspera (Willd) link, Pollen foraging behaviour of Indian honeybee, apis cerana in diversified floral conditions, Flowering calendar of trees with reference to pollen incidence and density in Agartala, Tripura, Airborne pollen sampling in Tripura University Campus, Tripura, Some advances in remote sensing technology to monitor biodiversity, Comparative incidence of aeromycospora of different parts of agra citi.
Contents: Foreword, Preface, I Introduction and Review of the Previous Work- Morphology of Androecium, Anther development, Pollen Morphology, Pollen Production and Pollen Germination, II Materials and Methods, III Experimental Findings, Anther Development, Pollen Morphology, Pollen Production and Pollen Germination, IV Discussion- Anther Development, Pollen morphology, Pollen Morphoforms and Their Production Relationships in Cucurbitaceae, Pollen Production and Pollen Germination, V Bibliography
Contents: Palynology as a science and its status in the U.S.S.R.- M. Neustadt, 2. Some aspects of pollen physiology- V.R. Dnyansagar, 3. Primitive angiosperms- A preliminary assessment- P.K.K. Nair, 4. On the evolutionary levels in the morphology of pollen and spores- L.A. Kuprianova, 5. Reflections on pollen evolution- F.P. Jonker, 6. Quaternary pollen analysis- Past, Present and Future- K. Faegri, 7. Palynological results and their bearing on the theory of continental displacement- S.I. Saad, 8. Fungal spores- Their role in respiratory allergy- M.K. Agarwal & D.N. Shivpuri, Report Contributions from the palynology lab., at the National Botanic Gardens, Lucknow- A self assessment- P.K.K. Nair & (Mrs.) M. Chaturvedi
Contents: Obitury-Professor Gunnar Erdtman, 1. Contemporary thought in pollen morphology- P.K.K. Nair, 2. Spermatophytes and pre-spermatophytes, ovules and preovules, pollen and prepollen-a comparison of pollen and seed evolution- F.P. Jonker, 3. Palynology of Sewaliks- A.K. Ghose, 4. The grape pollen-Morphology and physiology- G.S. Randhawa & C.P.A. Iyer, 5. Enzymes in pollen development and pollen tube growth- C.P. Malik, 6. Physiology of pollen: pollen enzymes and isoenzymes- C.P. Malik, M.B. Singh, Subash Gupta & Renuka Sood, 7. Palynological highlights of cucurbitaceae- K.R. Ayyangar, 8. Pollination in the service of increaqsing farm production in India- G.B. Deodikar & M.C. suryanarayana, 9. Heterocysts of blue green algae- G.S. Venkataraman, 10. Contribution of spore morphology in the taxonomy of some taxa of ferns- S.S. Bir, 11. Pollen viability, storage, and Germination- B.M. Johri, D.C. Sastri, & S.K.R. Shivanna, Index.
Contents: Introduction, Development- Syncytium and Isolation, Cytoplasmic Reorganization, Physiological and Biochemical studies, Pollen Wall Morphogenesis, Post-tetrad Development, Polarity, Control of Exine Patterning, Role of Tapetum, Tapetal Membrane, Pollen-wall Proteins, Sterility- Cytoplasmic Male Sterility, Factors Involved in Male Sterility, Mechanism of Male Sterility, Environmental Factors, Induced Male Sterility, Viability and Storage- Tests for Viability, Storage, Germination- Germination Requirements, Release of Proteins, Pollen Tube Growth, Chemotropism, RNA and Protein Synthesis, Effect of Metabolic Inhibitors, Pollen Germination in Vivo, Pollen Recognition and Rejection, Concluding Remarks Terature Cited.
Contents: 1. Palynology: A Reverie- K.R. Ayyangar, 2. Advances in palynology and its bearing in Horticultural Research- P.K.K. Nair, 3. Interrelationships of monotyledonous taxa bearing monoaperturate pollen grains- S. Chanda and K. Ghosh, 4. Spore biology of Eusporangiate ferns: An essay- S.C. Verma and S.P. Khullar, 5. Palynology in Stratigraphy with special reference to the Assam Tertiaries- H.P. Singh, 6. Prospects of Palynology in Respect of Human Welfare- P.K.K. Nair, 7. Bibliography on Indian Palynology