Department of Botany

 

1.

Establishment: 

1964 (B.Sc. III in 1996-97)

2.

Number of Teaching Posts: 

Full Time-04, CHB-05

3.

Sanctioned and Filled: 

Full Timel-03, CHB-05

4.

Workload of the Department:

181 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. A. R. Kasarkar

 M.Sc. B.Ed. Ph.D

 Assistant Professor

Mrs. M. D. Sagare

 M.Sc.M.Phill, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Ms. .J. M. Gorule

 M.Sc.

 Assistant Professor

Ms. S. S. Wadkar

 M.Sc.

 Assistant Professor

Mrs. T. T. Jadhav

 M.Sc.

 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

17

02

03

-

2

Mr. S.A. Patil

22

05

06

-

3

Mr. S.B. Kubal

15

-

-

-

5

Dr. A.R. Kasarkar

06

02

06

-

6

Mrs. M.D. Sagare

 -

 -

 01

 -

7

Ms. S. S. Wadkar

01

-

-

-

8

Ms. .J. M. Gorule

02

-

01

-

9

Mrs. T. T. Jadhav

-

-

-

-

3. Students enrolment

Sr. No.

Class

Subject

Students Number

 

2012-2013

2013-2014

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

1

B.Sc.I

Botany

126

124

145

166

163

 

2

B.Sc.II

Botany

112

107

109

139

157

 

3

B.Sc.II

P. P.

42

34

34

32

46

 

4

B.Sc.III

Botany

19

26

31

23

31

 

 

4. Departmental Results

Sr. No.

Class

Subject

Result (%)

2012-13

2013-14

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

1

B.Sc.I

Botany

86.66

84.22

88.96

85.57

92.63

2

B.Sc.II

Botany

86.30

98.00

90.83

93.52

90.44

3

B.Sc.II

P. P.

92.30

100

100

93.75

100

4

B.Sc.III

Botany

94.75

100

100

95.65

100

 

5. University Rank Holders:

Sr. No.

Name of the student

Class

Year

University Rank

1.

Ms. Chechar Snehal B.

B.Sc-III

2015

2nd 

2.

Ms. Godase Uttara H.

B.Sc-III

2015

4th

3.

Ms. Barge Anjali N.

B.Sc-III

2015

5th

4.

Ms. Narake Snehal S.

B.Sc-III

2015

10th

6. Departmental Achievements

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

 ii. Mrs. Dr. M. D. Sagare has obtained Ph.D in Botany during year 2015 from Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

7. Departmental Library:

Department library having eighty four Reference and twenty five 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:

 Minor Research Projects: 02 (Completed)

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”   

Minor Research Projects: 01 (Submitted)

i. Prof. S. B. Kubal : Minor Research Project entitled “ Survey of Important  Ethnobotanical Plants of Chandgad                                                     Taluka of Kolhapur District.”

9. Instruments available:

Spectro photometer, Binocular Research Microscope, Cooling Centrifuge, Autoclave, Steam sterilizer Autoclave

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

1. To enrich the knowledge of the students department had organized guest lectures on different aspects like “Community                           Gardening” , “Importance and care of Soil”, “Kaas : World Natural Heritage”, “ Recombiant DNA Technology” and                                                           “ Diversity of Fungi”.