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
Contents: Preface, 1. Isoetes in Rajasthan- A study of spores- D.R. Bhohra, B.D. Sharma and R. Singh, 2. Contributions to the spore morphology of certain polypodiaceous ferns from India- S.S. Bir and Chander K. Satija, 3. Contributions of palynology of angiosperm systematics- V.V. Sivarajan, 4. Studies in the loganiaceae: Pollen grains- A.M. Bendre, 5. Influence of Ethyl methanesulfonate and gamma rays on pollen in turneraa ulmifolia linn var. angustifolia willd- J.L. Tarar and V.R. Dnyansagar, 6. Contributions to the palynomorphology and palynotaxonomy of lauraceae from India- M.C. Suryanarayana and G.B. Deodikar, 7. Effect of different ammonium salts on pollen germination and tube growth in crescentia cujete Linn- S.A. Rahman and G.V. Patil, 8. GA induced pollen germination and tube elongation in abelmoschus esculentus- A.C. Shukla and S.C. Sharma, 9. Melittopalynological studies of sagarmal area (Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India) during monsoon- P.D. Chaubal, 10. Observation on the pollination of Kigelia pinnata D.C. by Bes- E.U.B. reddi, M.S. Reddi and C.S. Reddi, 11. Floral biology and pollination ecology of calendula officinalis L. and Gaillardia pulchelia var. picta foug. (compositae)- G.V. Patil, 12. A study of atmospheric pollen grains of Gauhati- K.N. Bora and H.K. Baruah, 13. Air-spora of Agriculture College field, Nagpur- T.K. Trivedi, S.K. Munshi and S.A. Paradkar, 14. Aero allergenic pollen: at aurangabad- S.T. Tilak and D.B. Vishwe, 15. Pollination calendar of potentially allergenic pollen producing plants of Vijaya wada: Andhra Pradesh- N. Appanna, 16. Air-spora of Bangalore city market and its relation to the occurrence of market diseases- S.B. Sullia and K.R. Khan, 17. Floral calendar of some potentially allergenic plants of Kurukshetra- L.C. Lamba and Parmod Madan, 18. Algal aerospora of Nagpur- Kusum Marathe and K.V.S. Reddy, 19. Aerobiological studies of Bangalore City Part II: A preliminary report- Shripad N. Agashe and Prathibha Vinay, 20. Aerobiological studies at modinagar (U.P.)I. Pollen grains and miscellaneous elements- R.D. Gaur and H.S. Bhati, 21. Palynology of Kanpur trees with special reference to their alergenic significance- A.C. Shukla and S.P. Misra, 22. Pollen productivity and pollen incidence in some potentially allergenic plants of vishakhapatnam- A. Janaki Bai and C. Subba Reddi, 23. Fossil microflora of a new locality from nanded district, maharashtra- S.G. Barlinge and S.A. Paradkar, 24. Addition to the microflora of deccan inter-trappean beds of mahgaon-Kalan- S.A. Paradkar and S.G. Barlinge, 25. Schizaeaceous spores in Situ from the jurassic rock of Rajmahal hills, India- B.D. Sharma and D.R. Bohra, 26. A critical miofloral study of umrer coalfield Nagpur, District, Maharashtra State- D. Sundaram and A. Nandi, Index.
Contents: Introduction- Growth of palynology with special reference to pollen morphology pollen morphology of compositae- A review of literature scope of the present investigation, Material and Methods- material, technique of pollen preparation, pollen description and terminology, measurements, taxonomic arrangement and presentation of data, illustrations and photographs, abbreviations used, glossary of terms, Pollen Morphology of Tribe Vernonieae- introduction, pollen descriptions, discussion, Pollen Morphology of Tribe Eupatorieae- introduction, pollen descriptions, discussion, Pollen Morphology of Tribe Astereae- introduction, pollen descriptions, discussion, Pollen Morphology of tribe Cynareae- introduction, pollen descriptions, discussion, Pollen Morphology of Tribe Mutisieae- introduction, pollen descriptions, discussion, Pollen Morphology of Tribe Cichorieae- Introduction, pollen descriptions, discussion, Chapter-Nine General Discussion- significance of pollen morphology, pollen morphology of compositae- an analysis, pollen morphology and texonomy of compositae, phylogenetic and evolutionary considerations, References, Plates of Microphotographs, Index.
Contents: Metabolic Role of Boron in Pollen Germination and Pollen Tube Growth, Cytology and Histochemistry of Microsporogenesis in Cytoplasmic Male Sterile Plants, Self-Incompatibility: Some Recent Developments, Pollen Biotechnology and Fertilization Engineering in Crop Improvement, Pollen Biotechnology- Storage and Viability, Pollen Carbohydrates and Their Metabolic Regulation, Biochemistry of Bacterial Spores.
Contents: Preface, Acknowledgement, Introduction, Methods Adopted in the Present, Study, Abbreviation Used, Part 1 A Survey of pollen morphology and systematic relationship of sabiaceae (s.l.) with reference to plant geography, Scope of the present Investigation, Review of Literature- palynology, taxonomy, Phytogeography, fossil records, Materials, Morphological Characters of the Genera Studied Observation and Discussion, Other Branches of Botany in Better Understanding of the Relationship of the family, Correlation of Pollen Characters with Taxonomical and other Evidences and Conclusion, Part II Pollen Morphology of Connaraceae in Relation to Taxonomy Scope of the Present Study, Review of Literature, Phytogeographical Notes and Fossil Records, Materials, Morphological Characters of the General Materials , Morphological Characters of the Genera Studied Observation and Discussion, Different Disciplines of Botany in Better Understanding of the Classification and Relationship of the Family, Affinities of Connaraceae With Other Families of Angiosperms on Pollen Characters, Correlation of Pollen Characters With Taxonomical and other Evidences and Conclusion, Plates, References, Glossaries of Pollen Morphological Terms Used, Author Index, Index of Taxa.