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Botany Ph.D Entrance Examination Question Paper 2013 (Kerala University)


Botany PhD Entrance Test

KERALA UNIVERSITY Ph.D. ENTRANCE EXAMINATION – 2013
FACULTY OF SCIENCES

BOTANY

Time: 140 Minutes                                                  Maximum Marks: 160

Note: Answer any twelve questions from Section B and one question from Section C in the subject concerned. In Section B, each question carries 10 marks. Section C carries 40 marks. In Section B an answer should not exceed 100 words. In Section C, an answer should not exceed 500 words.

SECTION – B

(1). Explain the impact of global warming on agricultural productivity.

(2). C4 plants are considered as highly productive. Discuss this statement with suitable examples.

(3). Describe various types of incompatibility and the methods to overcome this.

(4). Describe the basic principles of tissue culture and explain various media used for tissue culture.

(5). How would you link plant breeding with the modern concepts in plant biotechnology?

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Kerala University Botany Ph.D Entrance Examination 2009 Question Paper (Download PDF)


Botany PhD Entrance Test

KERALA UNIVERSITY Ph.D. ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
NOVEMBER – 2009
FACULTY OF SCIENCES

BOTANY

Time: 140 Minutes                                                  Maximum Marks: 160

Note: Answer any twelve questions from Section B and one question from Section C in the subject concerned. In Section B, each question carries 10 marks. Section C carries 40 marks. In Section B an answer should not exceed 100 words. In Section C, an answer should not exceed 500 words.

SECTION – B

(1). Describe the process of transcription in prokaryotic organisms.

(2). Describe the ultrastructure and functions of the chloroplasts.

(3). What are the different systems of classification? Discuss the merits and demerits of Bentham and Hooker’s System.

(4). Write the botanical name, family and salient features and useful plant part of any five drug yielding plants.

(5). Write short notes on the different types of vectors used in genetic engineering.

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