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Code : 1125
SECOND PROFESSIONAL B.S.M.S. DEGREE EXAMINATION
FEBRUARY 2013.
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Paper I MARUTHUVA THAVARA IYAL
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Q.P. Code : 601125
Time : Three hours Maximum : 100 marks
Answer ALL questions.
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I. Essay : (2 15 = 30)
1. Write the salient features of the family Apiaceae with suitable illustrations
and add a note on medicinally useful plants of this family.
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2. Explain the life history of Penicillium with suitable diagrams and mention
medicinal uses of fungi.
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II. Short notes : (10 5 = 50)
1. Halophytic plants and their adaptive features.
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2. Plant galls, their properties and medicinal uses.
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3. Tissue culture in conservation of medicinal plants.
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4. Pharmacological action of alkaloids.
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5. Write the techniques of herbarium preparation.
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6. What are the diagnostic characters of the family Acanthaceae?
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7. Leaf adnation in Solanaceae.
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8. Medicinally useful plants of Asteraceae family.
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9. What are Damars? Explain how they are used in medicine.
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10. Explain the methods by which adulteration can be detected.
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III. Short answers : (10 2 = 20)
1. What are cystoliths?
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2. What is stomatal index number?
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3. What is phylloclade?
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4. Define involucre.
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5. What is a vasculum?
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6. Define prothallus.
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7. What are thallophytes?
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8. What is caryopsis?
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9. Define the series monochlamydeae.
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10. Didynamous condition.
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