Q. 13

What is the contribution of Dr. Panchanam Maheswari in botanical science?

Answer :

• Dr. Panchanan Maheswari was an Indian botanist remembered chiefly for his invention of the technique of test-tube fertilization of angiosperms.


• His another achievement was the production of haploids using anther culture which help in developing new improved plant varieties.


• Dr. Maheshwari also published a book, ‘An Introduction to the Embryology of Angiosperms’, in the year 1950.


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