About the Programme
Botany is a popular choice for students pursuing science subjects in India and it deals with the study of plant life and its characteristics. The subject delves deep into the various plant forms along with their structures, growth, use, and about their life-cycle. The subjects of study range from the smallest algae or fungi to the largest species of trees. It also deals with the various aspects of agricultural, horticulture, forestry and environment-related issues. If you are someone who is keenly interested in the diverse range of flora on the planet, choosing to be a botanist is an ideal option for pursuing knowledge and subsequent career development.
Humans have studied plants for ages in order to identify them and point out their benefits if any. In that sense, botany is one of the oldest branches of science that you can pursue. The scope of botany also extends into interesting fields like space travel agriculture, artificial environments, hydroponics with plenty of scope for research. Anyone who loves plants and flowers, this is the right subject that will allow you to spend some productive hours with them. The subject also branches into various other specialized fields like Taxonomy, Ethnobiology, Pathology, Horticulture, Palaeobolagy, Phycology, Palynology, Plant cytology, Plant genetics, and Plant ecology.