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Forensic Botany

An Essential Clue of Criminal Investigation
Dr. Keshamma E., Srusti S N R, Dr. K.Y. Prathibha, Dr. Korakod Tongkachok
Type: Print Book
Genre: Medicine & Science, Mystery & Crime
Language: English
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The branch of forensics which deals with the relation of plants with legal matters and law is termed as Forensic Botany and it is used to investigate criminal activities. Of the total proportion science students, very few of them are professionally trained botanists. To be trained in the field of Forensic Botany, teachers who teach botany often take one or two courses in two- or four-year college programs as forensic botanists require basic knowledge of plants in relation with criminal activities. It is seen that most of the individuals even working in professional plant societies lack the required knowledge of plants especially how this can be related to crime investigation. Plant evidence is often ignored as attorneys and law enforcement professionals are informed about botany no more than a common man. Plants evidence is very important in terms of determining time and cause of death, time and place of crime, reasons of ill health, and verification and refusal of alibi.

About the Authors

Dr. Keshamma E.
Dr. E. Keshamma has been an Associate Professor Department of Biochemistry at Maharani Cluster University, Bengaluru. India. She has published more than 60 research papers in Journals of National & International repute, review articles, 30 book chapters, and 15 books in Life Sciences. She has also presented more than 30 numbers of her research investigations work and participated in symposia, seminars, and conferences at National and international conferences.

Srusti S N R
Mrs.Srusti S.N.R. has obtained her M.Sc and B.Ed degree from Kuvempu University and pursuing her Ph.D. at Kuvempu University. She has more than four years of teaching experience in Botany. She has published a few research papers in National and international journals.

Dr. K.Y. Prathibha
Dr. K.Y. Prathibha has been an Associate Professor in the Department of Botany at the Maharani Cluster University, Bengaluru, India. With a Master’s Degree in Botany, she was awarded a Doctoral Degree in 2009 for investigating “In-vitro Studies in Banana Cultivars” at the Bangalore University, Bangalore. She has published over 25 research papers. She was awarded ‘The Best Oral Presentation Award’ for delivery on “Identification of heat stress-responsive mi RNAs in Niger (Guizotiaabyssinica) through small RNA sequencing.”

Dr. Korakod Tongkachok
Dr.Korakod Tongkachok is a Professor and Consultant to public and private agencies, doing research work in criminal justice and justice administration. In addition, he is working as a lecturer at Thaksin University, Muang Songkhla, Thailand. He has published over 50 items, over 20 years of working experience in community justice, and books on criminal and criminal procedure law.

Book Details

ISBN: 9788195694198
Publisher: Book Saga Publications
Number of Pages: 166
Dimensions: 6.00"x9.00"
Interior Pages: B&W
Binding: Paperback (Perfect Binding)
Availability: In Stock (Print on Demand)

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