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Botany

About the Department

Our Botany department is 34 years old as it was established in 1982. Late Prof. Bhanumurty was the HOD since then till 1996 ,and he was succeeded by Mrs. Surekha Sarangdhar  till 2009 and on her retirement Dr.K Sankaran Potty took over as HOD. Currently the department is looked after by 5 permanent and 3 contractual teaching members, two lab assistants , one field collector and 8 lab attendants. The department has three laboratories catering  junior and senior undergraduate students and junior and senior post graduate students. The department is equipped with excellent electrical and electronic equipments, microscopes, Digital projector, electronic microscope, computer and printer. There are about 200 dry specimens of plant ranging from Algae to Angiosperms. We have excellent collection of permanent slides of specimens as prescribed in the curriculum. The department also is in possession of fossil slides and fossil specimen of excellent plants.

About the Subject

 

The subject is dealing with microorganisms to macro-organisms. In the lower group of category, Algae, Fungi, Bryophytes and Pteridophytes are included along with Bacteria and Viruses. In higher group, the different branches of Botany such as Morpholology, Anatomy, Embryology, palynology, plant physiology, Pharmacognocy, cytogenetics etc. at the F.Y.B.Sc, S.Y.B.Sc, T.Y.B.Sc and M.Sc level are taught. At T.Y.BSc level as Applied component, Horticulture and Gardening is included. In every semester there are two papers of both theory and practical at F.Y.BSc level ,three papers of theory and practicals at S.Y.BSc level and four papers of theory and practical at T.Y.B.Sc  level along with one paper of theory and practical each for Applied component Horticulture and Gardening. At the post Graduate level at every semester there are four papers each for theory and practical. Learning of this subject is very interesting as we are mixing  with the nature. This subject provides many job potentials in the field of Agriculture, Pharmaceuticals, Horticulture, Forestry, Teaching and Research fields. Entrepreneurs can try out  in Nurser y management, landscaping, Garden maintenance, and floriculture.At M.Sc level we have Taxonomy of Angiosperms as special subject.There are four papers in thory and practicals every year in the two year duration of the course.

Jayashree Gaikwad
HOD
  • Associate Proressor in the Department of botany from last 25 years
  • Teaching UG students since last 25 years and PG students 15 years.
  • Guiding  and councelling UG And PG  students in their projects and seminar.Arranging  workshops for students  in floral desinging floral rangoli ,vegetable carving and fruit carving .Encouraging the students for their participation in intramural and intercollegiate competitions related to their subject .Organising field trips botanical excursion fr UG and PG students to create the regarding environmental awareness and in subject of botany. Counselling the students fr placement cell fr grabing  their job opportunity Guiding the students regarding human values in their social life. As a member in garden committee taking active part in maintaing  and planning of the college campus garden 
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Leela Chauhan
Assistant Professor

Teaching FYBSc to MSc Part II.

Units taught - Physiology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.

PG recognition - 25/4/2006.

Use Seminars, Discussions and PowerPoint Presentations as teaching methods.

Apart from teaching, student counselling and accessibility is given importance.

In touch with past students.

Cordial relationship with colleagues and non teaching staff.

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Dr. Vandana Gawade
Associate Professor

I have joined Sathaye College as a Surplus teacher in Botany from 25 th February 2011.

I have been transferred from M.V. and L.U. College (Andheri east) where I worked from 20 th June 1985 till 24 th February 2011.

Qualification  M.Sc. D.H.E M.Phil. Ph.D.

Specialisation

  • M.Sc. MYCOLOGY Ruparel College
  • M.Phil. ANATOMY  Jhunjhunwala College
  • Ph.D. ANATOMY  Jhunjhunwala College

Teaching experience  32 years

Date of PG recognition 19 / 03 /1990

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Suresh Kale
Assistant Professor

I joined this college as assistant professor in Botany on 9 Dec. 2013. I am teaching theory as well as practical at undergraduate level. Area of interest is Plant Physiology, Genetics ,Plant Biotechnology, Ecology and Evolution.

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Pournima sanap
Contractual
  • Joined Sathaye College in 17th November 2015-2016 and 8th June 2016-2017.
  • Teaching T.Y.B.Sc , S.Y.B.Sc and F.Y.B.Sc students both Practicals and Theory. 
  •  Member of Nature club , Plantae , Garden committee. 
  •  Part of Tree census in the year 2015.
  •  Enjoy a Cordial and healthy relationship with both my colleagues and students. 
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Priyanka Mane
Contractual
  • Joined Sathaye college on 18th July 2016-17
  • Teaching T.Y.B.Sc , S.Y.B.Sc and F.Y.B.Sc both Practicals and Theory.
  • Member of Nature club , Plantae and Garden committee. 
  • Part of Tree census in the year 2015.
  • Healthy and positive outlook towards life and share the same type of relationship with my colleagues and students. 
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Munmun Patel
Contractual

I Joined Sathaye College on 8th August 2017 as an assistant professor in Botany . I am teaching F.Y.B.Sc and S.Y.B.Sc students . I have keen intrest in Research  and Academics. Apart from this ,topics related to Taxonomy,Cytogenetics and Applied botany are also areas of my intrest. I also have a cordial and healthy relation with students and collegues.

Qualification : B.Sc

                      M.Sc (Botany )

Specializaion : Angiosperms and Phytochemisty.

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Dr. (Ms.) Deepali Mhapsekar
Assistant Professor

She is working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Botany since August 2016. She has completed Ph.D. in Botany from St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Mumbai in 2015. She has published five research papers in refereed journals. She has presented six research papers in International and National Conferences and Seminars and applied for an Indian patent. Her areas of specialisation are Phytochemistry and Medicinal Botany.

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Dr. (Ms.) Deepali Mhapsekar
Assistant Professor

She is working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Botany since August 2016. She has completed Ph.D. in Botany from St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Mumbai in 2015. She has published five research papers in refereed journals. She has presented six research papers in International and National Conferences and Seminars and applied for an Indian patent. Her areas of specialisation are Phytochemistry and Medicinal Botany.

Patents

Extracts of dry leaves and flowers of Homonoia riparia
Co Author :Bapat UC
Application Type :ORDINARY
Application No :2729/MUM/2014
Patent Office :Indian
Date of Filling :26-08-2016

Research Project

Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial activity of a few plants belonging to family euphorbiaceae’
Period :01-02-2010 - 31-01-2013
Status :Completed

Study of dust load from Ixora collected from roadside
Period :01-08-2016 - 30-04-2017
Status :Completed

Phytochemical screening of the plants used in Triphala Churna
Period :01-08-2016 - 30-04-2017
Status :Completed

Study of phytochemistry of Emblica officinalis and Acacia catechu
Period :01-08-2016 - 30-04-2017
Status :Completed

Phytochemical analysis of Sapindus mukorossi, Strychnos nux vomica, Camellia sinesis and Coffea arabica
Period :01-08-2016 - 30-04-2017
Status :Completed

Estimation of proteins in seeds of Pisum sativum and Lens culinaris
Co Investigator :Pournima Sanap, Priyanaka Mane
Period :01-08-2016 - 30-04-2017
Status :Completed

Pharmacognostic studies of the plants - Centella asiatica (Linn.) Urban & Withania somnifera (Linn.) Dunal valued as brain tonic
Period :01-06-2006 - 30-04-2008
Status :Completed

Spices - Market survey
Period :01-06-2005 - 30-04-2006
Status :Completed

Research Papers Published

Evaluation of antioxidant activity of Homonoia riparia Lour., Kirganelia reticulata (Poir) Baill., Phyllanthus fraternus Webster and Pedilanthus tithymaloides (Linn.) Poit. and its correlation with the total phenolic and flavonoid contents
Co Author :Bapat UC
Name of Publication :International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences
Name of Editors :P. Muthuprasanna, K. Suriaprabha
Year of Publication :2015
ISSN :0975-6299
Impact Factor :6.27

Phytochemical investigations and antimicrobial and anticancer activities of Homonoia riparia Lour.
Co Author :Bapat UC
Name of Publication :International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Name of Editors :Prof. M. S. Bhatia
Name of Publisher :Innovare Academic Sciences Pvt Ltd
Year of Publication :2014
ISSN :0975-1491
Impact Factor :5.00

Study of antimicrobial activity and phytochemical evaluation of Jatropha gossypifolia, Sapium sebiferum, Kirganelia reticulata, Phyllanthus fraternus and Pedilanthus tithymaloides
Co Author :Bapat UC
Name of Publication :International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research
Name of Editors :Shashi Alok, Monika Sabharwal
Year of Publication :2014
ISSN :0975-8232
Impact Factor :2.60

Antibacterial activity studies of extracts of Phyllanthus fraternus Webster, Jatropha gossypifolia Linn. and Sapium sebiferum (L.)Roxb.
Co Author :Bapat UC, Mhadnak TR
Name of Publication :Xplore
Name of Editors :Agnelo Menezes, Aditi Sawant,Pearl Pastakia
Name of Publisher :St. Xaviers College
Year of Publication :2012
ISSN :2249-1878

Antifungal activity study of the extracts of Homonoia riparia, Pedilanthus tithymaloides and Phyllanthus fraternus
Co Author :Bapat UC
Name of Publication :Ancient Science of Life
Name of Editors :Dr. P.R. Krishnakumar, Devidas Varier
Name of Publisher :Wolters Kluwer - Medknow
Year of Publication :2012
ISSN :2249-9547

Research Papers Presented

GC-MS analysis of tannins and flavonoids from leaves and male flowers of Homonoia riparia Lour.
Co Author :Smita Henry Gaurea, Smrity Prabha and Ujwala Chintamani Bapat
Name of Conference :XXVI Annual Conference of Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy & International Seminar on Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Biodiversity
Level :National
Period :07-11-2016-09-11-2016
Name of Organizers :Department of Botany, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

Antifungal activity of gum-resin extracts of Boswellia serrata Roxb. ex Colebr., Commiphora mukul (Hooks ex Stocks) Engl., Gardenia resinifera Roth. and Shorea robusta Gaertn. against plant pathogenic fungi
Co Author :Smita Henry Gaurea, Alka Bapat, Smrity Prabha and Ujwala C. Bapat.
Name of Conference :XXVI Annual Conference of Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy & International Seminar on Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Biodiversity
Level :National
Period :07-11-2016-09-11-2016
Name of Organizers :Department of Botany, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

Antifungal activity of ethanolic and petroleum ether extracts of some medicinal plants against the plant pathogenic fungus Nigrospora oryzae (Berk. & Broome) Petch.
Co Author :Smrity Prabha, Smita Henry Gaurea, Jyoti Kumar, and Ujwala C. Bapat
Name of Conference :XXVI Annual Conference of Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy & International Seminar on Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Biodiversity
Level :National
Period :07-11-2016-09-11-2016
Name of Organizers :Department of Botany, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

Antifungal activity study of the extracts of Homonoia riparia, Pedilanthus tithymaloides and Phyllanthus fraternus
Co Author :Ujwala C. Bapat
Name of Conference :5th World Ayurveda Congress and Arogya Expo - Focal theme ‘Enriching Public Health through Ayurveda
Level :International
Period :07-12-2012-10-12-2012
Name of Organizers :World Ayurveda Foundation

Study of antibacterial activity of the extracts of Pedilanthus tithymaloides (Linn.) Poit., Kirganelia reticulata (Poir) Baill. and Homonoia riparia Lour.
Co Author :Trupti R. Mhadnak, Ujwala C. Bapat
Name of Conference :National conference on Plant Sciences
Level :National
Period :07-02-2013-08-02-2013
Name of Organizers :Department of Botany, Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margoa, Goa

Antimicrobial activity study and phytochemical screening of the extracts of Tricholepis glaberrima DC.
Co Author :Trupti R. Mhadnak and Ujwala C. Bapat
Name of Conference :National conference on Plant Sciences
Level :National
Period :07-02-2013-08-02-2013
Name of Organizers :Department of Botany, Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margoa, Goa

Rashmi Pandey
Contractual
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Supriya Berde
Contractual
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