Department of Botany

 

1. Establishment:  1964 (B.Sc. III in 1996-97)
     
2. Number of Teaching Posts:  Full Time-04, CHB-02
     
3. Sanctioned and Filled:  Full Timel-04, CHB-02
     
4. Workload of the Department: 165 Lectures
     
5. Head of the Department: Mr. Jadhav S. B.
 

Faculties in the Department:

 
 
Faculty Name Academic Qualification Designation
Mr. S. B. Jadhav M.Sc.M.Phil Head and Associate Professor
Mr. S. A. Patil M.Sc.M.Phil Associate Professor
Mr. S. B. Kubal M.Sc. DHE. DAE. Associate Professor
Dr. Kale P. B. M.Sc. Ph.D. Associate Professor
Dr. A. R. Kasarkar M.Sc. B.Ed. Ph.D Assistant Professor
Mrs. M. D. Sagare M.Sc.M.Phill Assistant Professor
 

2. Conference/Seminar/Workshop attended and books, papers published

Sr. No. Name of the Faculty Conference/Seminar
/Workshops Attended
Papers Presented Papers Published Books Published
1 Mr. S. B. Jadhav 16 04 01 -
2 Mr. S.A. Patil 32 09 01 -
3 Mr. S.B. Kubal 22 - - -
4 Dr. P. B. Kale 19 05 02 02
5 Dr. A.R. Kasarkar 11 003 08 -
6 Mrs. M.D. Sagare        
 

3. Students enrolment

Sr. No. Class Subject Students Number
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
1 B.Sc.I Botany 111 120 126 124 145
2 B.Sc.II Botany 89 104 112 107 109
3 B.Sc.II P. P. 33 37 42 34 34
4 B.Sc.III Botany 10 17 19 26 31
 
4. Departmental Results
 
Sr. No. Class Subject Result (%)
2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
1 B.Sc.I Botany 81.81 96.15 82.75 86.66 -
2 B.Sc.II Botany 95.45 91.95 97.87 86.30 98.00
3 B.Sc.II P. P. 100 90.62 100 92.30 100
4 B.Sc.III Botany 100 90.00 86.66 94.75 100
 
5. University Rank Holders:
 
Sr. No. Name of the student Class Year University Rank
1. Miss.Kulkarni Komal S. B.Sc-III 2010 13th
2. Miss Patil Namarta R. B.Sc-III 2011 1st
3. Miss Redekar Priyanka B. B.Sc-III 2011 4th (Tare Prize Winner)
 

6. Departmental Achievements

i. Dr. A. R. Kasarkar has obtained Ph.D. in Botany during year 2013 from Pune University

 ii. Miss Redekar Priyanka B. has obtained precious Tare prize from Sivaji University, Kolhapur in year 2011.

7. Departmental Library:

Department library having seventy eight  Reference and Text books related to Plant Physiology, Plant Breading, Cell Biology, Genetics, Ecology, Agriculture, Pathology, Algae, Funji, Bryophyte, Pteridophyte, Angiosperm,   Molecular Biology, Microbiology etc. benefited for the students and staff members. Above books were donated by past students, staff and publishers.

8. Research Activity:

On going Minor Research Projects: 02

i. Prof. S. A. Patil: Minor Research Project entitled “ To study effect of Pesticides on soil microflora of vegetable cultivating area of Karvir Tahsil Dist. Kolhapur

ii. Dr. P. B. Kale, Prof. S. B. Jadhav, Prof. S.A. Patil: Minor Research Project entitled “Study of the Soil Problems due to over Irrigation and Heavy use of Chemical Fertilizers along the    Krishna and Panchaganga Rivers belt from Shirol Tahsil District Kolhapur”   

9. Instruments available:

Cooling Centrifuge, Gel-electrophoresis, Oven, Soil and Water Analysis Kit, Spectrophotometer, LCD Projector, Trinocular Microscope, Hand Refractometer, Digital eye Piece, Laminar air flow, PH Meter, Microtome, COD Reflux unit, Water Bath, Occular and Stage Micrometer, Research Microscope, Digital Camera, Students Microscopes etc.

10. Consultancy

 All faculty members from department have given guidance and suggestions regarding pest control, weed control, organic farming, biofertilizers, use of advanced irrigation techniques etc.

11. Guest Lectures

To enrich the knowledge of the students department had organized guest lectures on different aspects like “Community Gardening” and “Importance and care of Soil”.