Important Reference Books For UPSC CSE Botany Optional

In this post of Important Reference Books For UPSC CSE Botany Optional we endeavour to provide you with the list of best books for UPSC CSE Botany Optional.

There are many reasons to make Botany a most loved optional subject for the UPSC civil services exam. This is a favourite and favourable subject for the aspirants with Botany background. As it is a science subject, it is conceptual in nature for IAS Exam.

Given below is a list of Botany books (Paper-I & Paper-II)

Cell Biology- De Robertis & Ambrose and Easy or Powar
Cryptograms- B.R. Vasista
Botany for Degree Students; Pteridophyta (Vascular Cryptogams)-P.C. Vashishta
Ecology, Microbiology, Animal Behaviour, Pollution and Toxicology For B. Sc. Part III, Paper III- Dr Veer Bala Rastogi
Economic botany in the tropics- S. L. Kochhar
Embryology Of Angiosperms- S P Bhatnagar
Genetics- Strickberger
Elements of Genetics-Dr. Veer Bala Rastogi
Microbiology- Powars
Pathology-  Singh’s book along with a foreign author
Physiology and Biochemistry -Salisbury and Ross or Fritz and Noggle
Plant Anatomy- Esau
Plant Anatomy- B.P. Pandey
Taxonomy-R Nair
Systematic Botany-S C Datta

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