Botany

Department of Botany

About Botany Department

Botany department Established in 1971 and PG program introduced in 2005, the Botany Department of D. B. F. Dayanand College of Arts & Science is one of the oldest departments with Twofull-time teachers and Six CHB teachers. The department has a glorious tradition of eminent and scholar teachers of Botany like Prof. Kanetkar M.R., Prof. Patil D.K., Dr. Pataskar P.G. and Dr. Bawachkar S.N. The department runs a short-term course like Study of Plants in College Campus for First year B.Sc., Biodiversity of Plants for Third Year B.Sc. and Study of Green House technology and Hydroponics for P.G. students proposed by Solapur University, Solapur under Skill Development Programme of Central Government of India. The department of Botany has been recognized as a research centre by Solapur University from 2012. Mr. Katakdhond R.N., Associate Professor and HOD Botany, Dr. Jagtap M.N., Associate Professor and P.G. coordinator, have been recognized as research guide by Solapur University.
Three Ph.D. students working under the guidance of Dr. M.N. Jagtap. The department holds an excellent record of university rankers, meritorious students, Youth festival winners, Avishkar winners and about 3 NET/SET qualified students. The department of Botany has a well equipped laboratory with 4 computers, projector, internet facility and smart-board. Department of Botany have own well maintained Botany garden with various types of plants regarding with syllabus of Botany, including two ponds containing some hydrophytic plants. Department also have a Botanical café including “Nakshatra Garden” and various sections of plants such as Algae, Bryophyte, Pteridophytes ,Gymnosperms and Palaeobotany and one pond with hydrophytic plants, Botanical cafe is also accompanied with Greenhouse, Polyhouse and Hydroponic unit which is used by P.G.students for their project work. It has a departmental library collection of more than 100 books, references books and many national Journals. The department has a very good collection of e-books. The department conducts various competitions such as wild life Photography, Drawing, Poster presentation for students.
Botany department also organizes exhibitions such as coin and currency, Wild life photographyfor students involvement, and various workshops on ‘Botttle garden’ with NGO, ‘Bonsai’, ‘Flower arrangement’ for skill development and to promote the students. The department also celebrate, National Yoga day by giving some demo to make awareness about health into students under botany Club. The botany department also celebrate Wild life Week. The department also organizes NET/SET workshop for PG students. The department organizes guest lecturers of eminent teachers to update both the teacher and student knowledge .The botany department also organized one national level seminar and ‘shetkari Melava’ in collaboration with ZARS. And two ‘one day state level workshop’ on Syllabus of B.Sc II and III. The department also has MOU’s with NRCP, ICIR, K.B.P. Pandharpur College and with ZARS which is in process. The department observes Teacher’s Day, National Forest day and New Year celebration. It also arranges an educational tour for students.

FACULTY

   Mr. R. N. Katakdhond

Qualification : M.Sc.

Designation : Head and Associate Professor

Experience : 29 Years

E-mail : rnkatakdhond@dayanand.net

Mobile : 9511282910

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   Dr. M.N. Jagtap
Qualification : M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Designation : Associate Professor and Coordinator of PG Department

Experience : 27 Years

E-mail : mnjagtap@dayanand.net

Mobile : 9284196106

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SUPPORTING STAFF

   Mr. A. C. Kamble
Qualification : SSC

Designation : Lab Assistant

Experience : 27 Years

E-mail : NA

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   Mr. R.U. Dikre
Qualification : HSC

Designation : Lab Attendant

Experience : 20 Years

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   Mrs. R.V. Sutar
Qualification : 11th Passed

Designation : Laboratory Attendant

Experience : 1 Years

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Syllabus
Class Subject Syllabus
B.Sc. Part-I Botany View Syllabus
B.Sc. Part-II Botany View Syllabus
B.Sc. Part-III Botany View Syllabus
M.Sc. Part – I Botany View Syllabus
M.Sc. Part – II Botany View Syllabus
Program Outcome [B.Sc. Botany]
  • Students have scope in forestry
  • Students can build  their tissue culture lab
  • Students can start to grow plants for nursery
  • Students can apply for various examinations of MPSC & UPSC
  • Students can build up their research carrier in field of Botany
  • Students can build up their research carrier in field of Taxonomy of plants
  • Students can build up their research carrier in field of plant breeding
  • Students can be able to follow new methodology for plant growth and propagation.
  • Students can apply new methodologies in farm for better yield.
  • Students can prepare pestisides, perfumes, herbal medicines, cosmetics by using various plant sources.
  • Students get basic knowledge about algae, bryophytes, fungi, pteridophytes and gymnospermic plants.
  • Students will get criteria of plant classification, identification and nomenclature of plants.
  • Students will get appropriate knowledge about concepts in enzymology, biomolecules and cell biology.
  • Students will get knowledge about bioinstrumentation
  • Students will get detail knowledge about applications of different instruments in industry.
  • Students will get detail knowledge about ethenobotany of plants.
  • Students get basic knowledge about basic concepts in biostat.
  • Students get basic knowledge about medalian and human genetics.
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Program Outcome [M.Sc. Botany]
  • Students have scope in forestry
  • Students can build  their tissue culture lab
  • Students can start to grow plants for nursery
  • Students can apply for various examinations of MPSC & UPSC
  • Students can build up their research carrier in field of Botany
  • Students can build up their research carrier in field of Taxonomy of plants
  • Students can build up their research carrier in field of plant breeding
  • Students can be able to follow new methodology for plant growth and propagation.
  • Students can apply new methodologies in farm for better yield.
  • Students can prepare pesticides, perfumes, herbal medicines, cosmetics by using various plant sources.
  • Students get basic knowledge about algae, bryophytes, fungi, Pteridophytes and gymnosperm plants.
  • Students will get criteria of plant classification, identification and nomenclature of plants.
  • Students will get knowledge about bioinstrumentation
  • Students will get detail knowledge about applications of different instruments in industry.
  • Students will give information to the farmers about cultivation of plants.
Course Outcome [B.Sc. Botany]
Paper Number Course Outcome
Botany Paper – I View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – II View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – III View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – IV View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – V View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – VI View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – VII View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – VIII View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – IX View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – X View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – XI View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – XII View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – XIII View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – XIV View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – XV View Course Outcome
Botany Paper – XVI View Course Outcome
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Course Outcome [M.Sc. Botany]
Paper Number Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – I View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – II View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – III View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – IV View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – V View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – VI View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – VII View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – VIII View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – IX View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – X View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – XI View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – XII View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – XIII View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – XIV View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – XV View Course Outcome
M.Sc. Botany Paper – XVI View Course Outcome
LABORATORY

The Department has one lab for Botany practical’s. The lab has sufficient number of equipment and facilities. The laboratory is well equipped with modern instruments purchased out of grants provided by Management. The department is enriched with learning resources such as charts, museum specimens, slides, models, herbarium and modern facilities like computers, internet, e-books, LCD, Smart board which help the students in independent learning and also one research laboratory for Ph.D students. The research laboratory has few sophisticated equipments like laminar air flow, computerized microscope, culture rack, shaker, programmable micro-centrifuge etc.

Research Area
Sr. No. Name of Faculty Research area
1. Dr.M.N. Jagtap Cytogenetics, Phytoremidation and Biotechnology
Publication of Research Papers

Sr. No. Year Title of the paper
1 2010 Flux of Heavy Metals in Soils Irrigated with Urban Wastewater

Mahallapa N. Jagtap Mohan V. Kulkarni and Pravin R. Puranik

American Eurasian J .Agric.Envoron.Sci8(5):487 -493 (2010)

ISSN 1818 -6769

IDOSI Publication  2010

 

2 2011 Accumulation of heavy metals and concurrent physiological changes in hydrophytes

M. N. Jagtap, M.V. Kulkarni and P. R. Puranik*

 

3 2012 ISOLATION OF PHYTOPLANKTON’S FROM THREE URBAN LAKES OF SOLAPUR CITY, MAHARASHTRA STATE, INDIA

Authors

M.N. Jagtap, LB Dama, KA Shaikh, HG Shaikh

Publication date

2012

Journal name DAV International Journal of Science

Volume 1   Issue 2   Pages68-71

Publisher

Dayanand Publications, Solapur

4 2013 PHYTOREMEDIATION OF METAL CONTAMINATED SOILS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO BRASSICA JUNCEA (L.) CZERN., MACROTYLOMA UNIFLORUM LAM VERDC.

(DOLICHOS BIFLORUS) AND MEDICAGO SATIVA L.

Mhalappa N. Jagtap1, Mohan V. Kulkarni2 and Pravin R. Puranik3

1P.G. Department of Botany D.B.F.Dayanand College Solapur 413002 MS,India

2Division of Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Pune, Pune 413007, MS, India

3 School of Life Sciences, North Maharashtra University, P.B. No. 80, Jalgaon 425001, MS, India

Trends in Biotechnology

An International Peer –reviewed Journal

 

Volume 2, Issue 2 (2013) ISSN 2320–0421(Print); ISSN 2320–043X(Online)

 

5 2013 EFFECT OF BGA (NOSTOC) ON LEGUMINOUS PLANT (DOLICHOS BIFLORUS)

Jagtap M.N*., Irkal M.R. and Hirole R.G.

P.G. Department and Research center of Botany, D.B.F. Dayanand college of Arts and Science Solapur

(E-mail: jagtapsm@yahoo.com)

RP-21 Proceedings of the UGC Sponsored National Conference on “Recent Trends in Emerging Infectious Diseases and Environmental Pollution”, January, 2013 ©All Rights Reserved, Dayanand Institutions, Solapur, (M.S.), INDIA. ISBN: 978-81-925586-0-8 64 RP-21

 

6 2014 ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF METAL INTERACTING BACTERIA

BIO- PROSPECTING FOR PHYTOREMEDIATION

Mhalappa N. Jagtap1, Mohan V. Kulkarni2 and Pravin R. Puranik3

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Trends in Life Sciences

An International Peer –reviewed Journal

Volume-3 Issue-1 (2014) ISSN: 2319–4731 (p); 2319–5037 (e)

7 2018 Contemporary Research in India (ISSN 2231-2137): UGC Approved Journal No. 62441 – NAAS Score 2017: 3.23

PHYSIOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SORGHUM

[(Sorghum bicolor L.) Moench] GERMPLASM ACCESSIONS FOR

DROUGHT RELATED PARAMETERS

Shinde1, Jagruti., Patroti2*, Parashuram., Ashvathama, V. H3, Jagtap,

M. N1 and Elangovan, M4

1D. B. F. Dayanand College of Arts & Science, Solapur, Maharashtra

2ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Regional station, Solapur, Maharashtra

3College of Agriculture, Vijayapura, Karnataka

4ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad, Telangana

8 2018 Contemporary Research in India (ISSN 2231-2137): UGC Approved Journal No. 62441 – NAAS Score 2017: 3.23

PHENOTYPIC CHARACTERIZATION OF SORGHUM

[(Sorghum bicolor L). Moench] GERMPLASM ACCESSIONS

FOR VARIOUS AGRO-MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERS

Sonage1, Rohini., Patroti2*, Parashuram., Sharma2, K. K., Jagtap, M. N1 and

Elangovan, M3.

1D. B. F. Dayanand College of Arts & Science, Solapur, Maharashtra

2ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Regional station, Solapur, Maharashtra

3ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad, Telangana

9 2018 Contemporary Research in India (ISSN 2231-2137): UGC Approved Journal No. 62441 – NAAS Score 2017: 3.23 IDENTIFICATION OF TRAIT SPECIFIC GENOTYPES IN

FINGER MILLET (Eleusine coracana L. Gaertn)

Narale1, Aishwarya., Patroti2*, Parashuram., Ganapathy3, K. N.,

Parashuram4,Shilpa. and Jagtap1, M. N.

1D. B. F. Dayanand College of Arts and Science, Solapur, Maharashtra

2ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Regional station, Solapur, Maharashtra

3ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad, Telangana

4ICAR-National Research Centre on Pomegranate, Solapur, Maharashtra

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2018 Contemporary Research in India (ISSN 2231-2137): UGC Approved Journal No. 62441 – NAAS Score 2017: 3.23

EVALUATION OF FOXTAIL MILLET [(Seteria italica L).

Beauv] GERMPLASM LINES FOR VARIOUS AGROMORPHOLOGICAL

CHARACTERS

Bhurale1, Onkar., Patroti2, Parashuram., K3, Hariprasanna., Parashuram4,

Shilpa. and Jagtap1, M. N.

1D. B. F. Dayanand College of Arts and Science, Solapur, Maharashtra

2ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Regional station, Solapur, Maharashtra

3ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad, Telangana

4ICAR-National Research Centre on Pomegranate, Solapur, Maharashtra

11 2018 ASSESSMENT OF MORPHOLOGICAL DIVERSITY AND CLUSTER ANALYSIS IN PEARL MILLET [Pennisetumglaucum (L.) R. Br.] Contemporary Research In India Recent Trends in Plant Sciences and Agricultural Research2018  ISSN2231-2137
12 2018 PHYTOCHEMICAL EVALUATION OF TEN SPECIES OF GENUS CASSIA L.  Contemporary Research In India Recent Trends in Plant Sciences and Agricultural Research2018   ISSN2231-2137

Research Scholars
Sr. No Name of Student Year of degree (UG/PG)passing from our college Exam Qualified (NET/SET/GATE/Other) Year
1 Mr. Dudhagi Shivanand Suresh 2014-15 SET,NET & GATE, Ph.D student  at Lucknow 2015-16
Research Facilities

The Botany department is a recognized research centre by Solapur University, Solapur. Co-ordinator of P.G. Department of Botany, Dr. M.N. Jagtap was recognized research guide.
The research laboratory has enough infrastructures to cultivate culture of blue green algae and identification of cultures. These laboratory facilities are also utilized by post graduate students to execute their projects. The sophisticated equipments available in the Research Laboratory are:

  • Laminar air flow
  • Autoclave
  • Shaker
  • Culture rack
  • Computerized microscope
  • Programmable micro-centrifuge
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Colorimeter
  • pH meter
  • Electrophoresis unit
  • Hand refractometer
Research Projects Major and Minor : Dr. M. N. Jagtap
Name of Scheme Purpose File No. Grant allocated Grant received Grant utilized till Remarks
Interaction studies on metal accumulating plants and bacteria for effective phytoremediation Minor Research project F.47-139/2005

Dated  14May 2005

60,000 60,000 60,000 completed
Exploration of cyanobacterial flora from North Solapur tahsil of Solapur district.( MH) Minor Research project F-47-1427/2010 WRO Dated22nd Sep.2010 1,80,000 180000 1,80,000 completed
Biodiversity study of Ekurah  (Hipparga ) lake of Solapur Minor Research project I.CL.E. 5TH Nov. 2018 60,000 ongoing
Students Research Project Allotment List


Sr. No. Year List
1 2014-15 View List
2 2015-16 View List
3 2016-17 View List
4 2017-18 View List
Result Analysis [2013-2018]
Year Students appeared Pass Fail Absent Pass %
B.SC. III
2013-2014 09 05 04 55.55%
2014-2015 13 06 07 46.15%
2015-2016 05 05 100%
2016-2017 20 18 1 1 90  %
2018-2019 07 05 01 01 75.0%
M.Sc. II
2013-2014 10 09 01 90.0%
2014-2015 15 10 05 66.66%
2015-2016 15 13 02 86.66%
2016-2017 17 17 00 100%
2018-2019 21 19 02 90.0%
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Departmental Toppers [2013-2018]
Sr.No. Name of Student Percentage Year
B.Sc. III
1 Miss. Birajdar D.M. 83.00% 2014-2015
2 Miss. Patil Neeta 70.01% 2015-2016
3 Miss. Kamuni S.L. 95.33% 2016-2017
4 Miss. Tupsakhare T.S. 85.58% 2017-2018
M.Sc. II
1 Miss. Pawar Trupti 81% 2014-2015
2 Miss. Shrichippa A.V. 86% 2015-2016
3 Miss. Birajdar D.M. 83% 2016-2017
4 Miss. Sathe P.V. 83.92% 2017-2018
Skill Course


Sr. No. Name of the Course Syallbus
1 Plants in college campus for B.Sc. I & II View Syllabus
2 Biodiversity_syllabus for B.Sc. III View Syllabus
3 Green house syllabus for M.Sc View Syllabus

Activity Reports
Year Reports
2014-15 View Report
2015-16 View Report
2016-17 View Report
2017-18 View Report
Conferences


Sr. No. Name of the Course Reports
1 Two Days State level Seminar View Report
2 One Day State Level Seminar View Report