|Soil as a natural body. Soil profile. Soil properties. Concepts of soil fertility and land suitability. Manures and fertilisers. Agrochemicals, their properties, metabolism, and mode of action.
Structure and functions of cells and organelles; Biomolecules: polysaccharides, sugars; storage polysaccharides; Lipids, classification and properties, biological membranes; Proteins, amino acids, covalent and three-D structure of proteins; Enzymes, properties and mechanism of actions, enzyme kinetics; Metabolic pathways, thermodynamics, Energy metabolism: pathways respiration and ATP synthesis. Photosynthesis. Nucleic acids and protein synthesis.
Classification, chemical structure and properties of food constituents and food additives. Primary sensory attributes of food and perception of food quality.
Administrative assistant: Kajol Jogarah