Faculty of Natural Sciences and Institute of Plant Sciences University of Sindh jointly organized a lecture on Flavonoids as Chemotaxonomic marker in flowering plants”.
Faculty of Natural Sciences and Institute of Plant Sciences University of Sindh jointly organized a lecture on Flavonoids as Chemotaxonomic marker in flowering plants” at the video conferencing room of the University atits Allama I.I.Kazi Campus on Tuesday.
Renowned plant scientist Professor Dr. S.Z Hussain Professor School of Biological Sciences Reading University U.K was guest speaker. The event was presided over by Dean Faculty of Natural Sciences of the University Prof. Dr. Muhammad Thair Rajput. The learned speaker explained the role of flavonoids in modern plant sciences. He said that these compounds are easily identified and can be used for the classification of plants apart from morphological characters. The scholar said that flavonoids are modern indicators in plant taxonomy. He called upon the students and researchers to conduct research on the flavonoids.
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tahir Rajput said that flavonoids are important secondary constituent of plants. He said that these compounds have important role in modern taxonomy.
Noted scientist Prof. Dr. Muhammad Yar Khuhawer and Director Institute of Plant Sciences Dr. Basir Ahmed Araen also expressed their views.