Tag: living world

  • The Living World and Taxonomy

    The Living World and Taxonomy

    Biodiversity The variety of life forms present on Earth, including the different species of plants, animals, and microorganisms, their genetic variation, and the ecosystems they form. Species A group of individuals that can interbreed and produce fertile offspring in nature; the basic unit of biological classification. Taxonomy The science of naming, defining, and classifying organisms…

  • Q & A on living world and taxonomy

    Q & A on living world and taxonomy

    Q1. Who is known as the Darwin of the 20th century Ernst Mayr(1940) – During the mid 20th century, Ernst Mayr was one of the ‘architects’ of the synthetic theory of evolution. He proposed Biological concept of species, on the basis of interbreeding Q2. In unicellular organisms the ……………. is synonymous with growth. In unicellular…