Abulais Shomrat

Currently in 4th year (Hons) in the Department of Botany, University of Dhaka. Planned to have multiple careers one by one but promised to be with 'Plantlet' as long as it's primary stage remains unfinished. Email: abulaisshomrat@gmail.com. Minimum monthly resolution - Publish (1), Revise (3), Share (5)

Chromosomal Aberration: Structural and Numerical

What is Chromosomal Aberration? Any type of change in the structure and number of chromosomes due to certain irregularities during cell division is known as chromosomal aberration. Broadly such aberrations are divided into two major groups. Structural aberration Numerical aberration Again, structural aberrations are of 4 types. Such as: Deletion …

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The Origin of the Words ‘Aam’ and ‘Mango’

আমের বৈজ্ঞানিক নাম Mangifera indica. নামটির প্রজাতির অংশ শুনলেই কিছুটা ধারণা করা যায় এটির উৎপত্তি ভারতে।  হ্যা, আমাদের পার্শ্ববর্তী দেশ ভারতের হিমালয়ে, ইন্দো-বার্মার সীমারেখা ঘেঁষে অনেক বছর আগে আমের এই নামের যাত্রা শুরু হয়েছিল। সেসময় ভারতের পুঁথিগত ভাষা ছিল সংস্কৃত। সংস্কৃতে এই আমকে বলা হত ‘আম্র’। বর্তমানের আম ফলকে একসাথে …

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The Classification of Algae: Comparing Three Schools of Thought


Algae refers to a heteromorphic group of organisms which are capable of doing photosynthesis as they contain chlorophyll as their primary pigment and lack a sterile covering around their reproductive cells. The members are grouped together as they share some common characteristics. However, they are not necessarily closely related in …

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