Taxonomical Aids

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Match the items given in Column I with those in Column II and select the correct option given below:
Column IColumn II
aHerbariumiIt is a place having a collection of preserved plants and animals.
bKeyiiA list that enumerates methodically all the species found in an area with brief description aiding identification. 
cMuseumiiiIs a place where dried and pressed plant specimens mounted on sheets are kept.
dCatalogue
ivA booklet containing a list of characters and their alternates which are helpful in identification of various taxa.

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Study the following statements and select the correct one(s).
(i) Herbarium is a storehouse of collected plant specimens that are dried, pressed, and preserved on sheets.
(ii) Flora provides the index to the plant species found in a particular area.
(iii) Monographs contain information on only one taxon.

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Write any three importance of herbarium.

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The largest herbarium of the world is located in

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The taxonomic aid that provides information for the identification of names of species found in an area is _______.

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Consider the following statements and select the correct set of options -

A. The most obvious and technically complicated features are metabolism and consciousness.
B. Growth and reproduction are mutually inclusive events for euglenoids and chrysophytes.
C. Generally, families and orders are identified on the basis of aggregates of vegetative characters only.
D. Herbarium serves as quick referral system in taxonomical studies.

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Catalogue is a _________.

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Herbarium is ________.

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Which one of the taxonomic aid give comprehensive account of complete compiled information of any one genus or family at a particular time?

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What is monograph?

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