Botany smsm

Botany

Overview

 

         The Department of Botany was established in 1986 and has made its vision to unravel the wondrous mysteries of the Plant Sciences to the students. The strong hold of the department is promoting excellence in teaching methodologies, encouraging practical orientation in the core subject, and development in the field of study. It is well equipped with Herbarium, Museum, Library, Laboratory etc and offers rich learning experience to the students.

Vision

  • To explore and not to exploit the plant world.
  • To be a Centre of Excellence for Plant and Microbial Sciences for human welfare.

Mission

            To provide a student-centered and profession-oriented higher education that bestows academic environment to demonstrate and promote creative, intellectual inquiry with positive relationships among students and faculty that enhance the learning experience and make it a fruitful and outstanding one for future application in the dynamic world.

             To generate knowledge and produce researchers, leaders and graduates in various fields in Plant Sciences, Microbial Sciences and Biotechnology and capable of providing solutions to industrial, health, agricultural and environmental challenges.

Course aims and learning outcomes

  • The aim of this course is to ensure that you can achieve an up‐to‐date level of understanding of plant science.
  • Our objective is to provide training in scientific and transferable skills through modular lecture courses, research projects, written work, seminars and supervisions.
  • At the end of the course one should have increased:
  1. Capacity to think critically
  2. Ability to design
  3. Execute an experiment, Confidence and ability in communicating ideas.

        This will serve as a lasting and practical basis for a career, in research, industry or academia – as well as teaching, media, law, commerce, government or management.

Objectives of the Department of Botany are:

To comprehend functional categories in plant sciences.

  1. To develop a strong foundation in fundamental science for scientific understanding.
  2. To develop and promote scientific literacy among students.
  3. To equip young women with aptitude and respect for nature.
  4. To question, hypothesize and make informed conclusions.
  5. Scientific skills of communication.
  6. Experimental approaches in Skill based evaluation.
  7. Proper use and knowledge of scientific materials and instruments.
  8. Knowledge acquired to be applied for socio-economic growth and benefit .
    1. To promote research culture for self and to benefit the society in large.
    2. To empower them with life skills through effective guidance   and counselling.

     ix. Acquire advanced knowledge of Plant Physiology, Plant Ecology, And Ethnobotany and Medicinal botany, Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry.

 

 

TeachingStaff

     

                                                                                          

  V. Bhagya Lakshmi                              U. Suseela                                               T. Salomi                    

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Non Teaching Staff

 

      S. Padmavathi

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Infra

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Innovative Practices

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MOSQUITO REPELLENT DHOOP STICKS

PREPARATION OF SEED BALLS

Guest Lecture

Academic year

Date

Name of the Guest Lecture/ Seminar

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2019-2020

26-11-2019

Organised a Guest Lecture on Medical Coding

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2019-2020

03-08-2019

Organised a Seminar on Career Opportunities in Plant Sciences

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2019-2020

03-08-2019

Organised a guest lecture on Cashew nut and Ground nut cultivation

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2018-19

06-07-2018

Organised a guest lecture on Organic farming by M.Venkata ramana murthy Ex-scientist in ONGC, Vijayawada

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2018-19

15-02-2019 & 16 -02-2019

Arranged a seminar  and work shop on Tissue culture and its Biotechnological applications by Dr.Pedda kassim,Scientist,  Petrichor  BioSciences, Hyderabad

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2017-18

25-02-2018 & 26 -2-2018

Arranged a seminar  and work shop on Tissue culture and its Biotechnological applications by Dr.Pedda kassim,Scientist,  Petrichor  BioSciences, Hyderabad on

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2016-17

27.09.2016

Arranged an awareness programme on “Medical transcription &Medical coding “ by  Sri.P. Satya narayana, certified medical coder, Vijayawada.

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2015-16

23.06.2015

Arranged a seminar on Tribal Medicine in Dandakaranya by Dr. Koppula Hemadri Ph.d ,Founder chairman ,Dr.Koppula Hemadri’s Tribal Medicine, Vijayawada

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2014-15

23.06.2014

Arranged a seminar on “Career opportunities in Biology by Prof.K.S.Tilak,(RETD) Department of Zoology ,A.N.U. Nagarjuna nagar, Guntur

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2014-15

22.08.2014

Arranged a special lecture on Gene transfer and  Gene Matrices by Dr. J.V.N.L. Latha, associate Prof ,Department of  Biotechnology, Krishna university, Machilipatnam

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2014-15

16.12.2014.

Organised a lecture on Green cities by Sri.Y. Samba siva rao, C.W.C. Manager, Vijayawada

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2014-15

24.12.2014.

Horticulture Techniques

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Workshops

Academic year

Date

Name of the event

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2019-2020

17-12-2019,
18-12-2019

A Twon Day National Workshop on"Ayursiddhi" Hands on Training on Indigenous Medicine  by
Prof.M.Venkaiah ,Andhra university, Dr.J.Prakash Rao.PDF, ,Andhra university, Dr.S,Satish Vaagdevi Degree and P.G.College.Hanumakonda.Telangana, Mr.G.Bulliyya,Coordinator,LAYA Foundation, NGO,Addateegala, Rajahmundry

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2019-20

2-8-2019

Nursery, Gardening and Horticulture by
M. Siva Prasad, Principal, Sri Venkateshwara and Sri Satya Deva Degree College, Tenali.

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2018-19

15-02-2019,
16-02-2019

“Tissue Culture andits Biotechnological applications” by Dr.Pedda Kassim,Scientist,  Petrichor  BioSciences, Hyderabad

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2018-19

17-8-2018,
18-8-2018

A two day National workshop on Experimental ApproachOn”Vrikshavaran” in associationwithPBSCollegeofARTS&SCIENCE COLLEGE.byBSIDeccanREGIONAL CENTER Hyderabad.

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2018-19

17-7-2018

 

National faculty training workshop on “Fold Scope Assembly And Usage” By Dr.Ch.Tulasi, Department Of Zoology, Government College ForWomen (A) Gunturands. T.V.Raghavamma (Chalapathi Institute Of Pharmaceutical Sciences Guntur.

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2017-18

 

25-02-2018,
26-02-2018

“Biotechnological applications” by Dr.Pedda Kassim,Scientist,  Petrichor  BioSciences, Hyderabad

 

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2017-18

25-7-2017

Understanding The “Dynamics Of Phytoecology And Phytogeography Towards The Sustainable Biodiversity” By Dr. P Rama Chandra Prasad  , Asst. Prof. Lab For Spatial Informatics, IIIT, HYD.

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2016-17

14-07-2016,
15 -07-2016

 

Arranged A Workshop On “Role Of Geospatial Tool In Natural Resource Management” by Dr.P. Rama Chandra Prasad, Asst. prof. Lab for Spatial Informatics, IIIT, HYD.

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2015-16

19-08-2015

Work shop on “Mushroom Cultultivation” by  T.Jaya Chand,M.D.Thanusri  Mushrooms.

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2014-15

24-12-2014

Arranged Work shop on Vegetative Propagation by Dr. P. Ashok,Scientist (Horti) AICRP on tuber crops,  Horticultural Research station , Dr .Y.S.R Horticultural university,  Venkataramana Gudem

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Field Trips

Date

Name of the Field Trip

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29-11-2019

Organized a Field Trip to Production Unit of Plants at Ganguru.

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14-09-2019

Organized a Field Trip to Nurseries

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07-09-2019

Arranged a Field Trip to Horticultural Gardens

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03-12-2018

Staff and students participated in PHARMA EXPO-2018 [Medicinal plants exhibition] at Vijaya institute of pharmaceutical sciences for women enikepadu

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24.11.2018

Organized INDUSTRIAL TRIP to SRI SET HERBAL FORMULATIONS, Autonagar, Vijayawada. ON

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23-12-2017

Arranged a field trip to floral Exhibition Organised by Rose lovers at P.W.D. grounds, Vijayawada

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06-12-2017

Arranged a study trip to Dr .Y.S.R .Horticultural Research station at Pandirimamidi

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04-12-2017

Arranged a field trip to Maredumilli

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03.12.2017

Arranged a field trip to Laya

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02.12.2017

Arranged a field trip to Rampachodavaram

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15.08.2017

Arranged a field trip to Exhibition on Organic cum Nursery Expo

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29.06.2017

Arranged a study trip to Kondapalli

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09.07.2016

Arranged a field trip to Gilakaladinne near Machilipatnam

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04.09.2015

Arranged a field trip to Horticultural gardens, Tadepalli

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26.11.2014

Arranged a field visit to Victoria jubilee museum VJA. and Kalamkari exhibition.

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22.11.2014

Organised a field trip to Kadiyam (E.G.DIST.)

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Extension Activities

Academic Year

 

Date

 

Name of Extension Activity/Seminar

 

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2019-2020

 

08-09-2019

 

Identification of FLORA

 
 

2019-2020

 

04-07-2019

 

VANAM MANAM PROGRAMME

 
 

2018-2019

 

17-8-2018

 

VANAM MANAM PROGRAMME

 
 

2018-2019

 

30-11-18

 

PRACTICAL ORIENTATION PROGRAMME

 
 

2017-2018

 

6.12.17

 

VANAMULIKAVAIDYA VIDHANAM

 
 

2017-2018

 

20-12-17

 

DISTRIBUTION OF VEGETABLES , LEAFY VEGETABLES AND FLOWER YIELDING PLANTS TO HOUSE WIVES IN ABG COLONY

 
 

2014-2015

 

5-8-14

 

CREATING AWARENESS ON HERBAL MEDICINE

 
 

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