Departments-Aided > Department of Botany

Inception 1963
Goals
  • To inculcate and promote basic human values through science education.
  • To instill a sense of interest in Plant Science and appreciation in the industrial, economic, environmental and social context.
Objectives
  • To provide opportunities for career based knowledge.
  • To equip students with knowledge and skills through which they can proceed for further studies in specialized areas of Botany.
  • To impart knowledge of scientific concepts correlation and interdependence of various branches of Botany.
Course Offered B.Sc.
Resources & Infrastructure

  • Well equipped Major and Allied laboratories.
  • Department Library.

Special Equipments

  • Autoclave vertical
  • Rotary vacuum evaporator
  • Bioblot Vortex mixer
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Colorimeter
  • Photoplan inclined monocular microscope
  • Photoplan binocular microscope
  • Digital photomicroscope
  • Hot air oven
  • Antibiotic zone reader
  • UV Spectophotometer
  • pH meter
  • Centrifuge
  • Thermostat
  • Digital Balance
  • UV transilluminator
  • Water / Soil testing kit
  • Laminar Flow Hood
  • Distillation Unit
  • Tissue Culture Rack
  • Projection Microscope
  • Rotary Shaker
  • Slide Projector
Grants UGC Autonomy Grant DBT DST
UGC Minor projects & Major Project
Add on features
  • Maintenance of Diamond Jubilee herbal garden Innovative self entrepreneurial training on
  • Herbal formulations
  • Mushroom cultivation
  • Permanent slide preparation
  • Preservation of fruits and vegetables
  • field trip
  • Sugarcane Breeding Research Institute, TNAU, Sirugamani
  • Seed Testing lab, Mannarpuram
  • Biopesticide and Biofertilizer production unit, Mannarpuram
  • Solar dried banana production unit, Thottiyam
Year Paper Published Paper Presented Books Published
International National International National
2012-17 12 7 15 30   3

Faculty

Ms. T. Radhamani Associate Prof. and Head
Ms. P. Kamaladevi Associate Prof.
Dr. S. Kala Associate Prof.
Dr. M. Hemalatha Associate Prof.
Dr. S. Thevasundari Assistant Prof.
Dr. C. Thilagavathi Assistant Prof.