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Taxonomic Aids

The Living World
Biology
Class 11

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Discuss about the taxonomical aids - herbarium, botanical gardens, museum, zoological parks, key.discuss in detail - the tools required and process of making a herbarium, give its significance as a taxonomical tool. Discuss botanical garden, list various botanical gardens present in India and other countries, discuss its taxonomic significance, its ecological role,role in storage and preservation of herbaria, as a source of seed exchange, aesthetic appeal. discuss zoological park as a taxonomic aid, its aims, location, care for animals, habitat.discuss - aims and categories of zoological museums, objects, exhibits and activities,list the differences between zoological park and museum.discuss -Keys and construction of keys.

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Study the following statements regarding the preparation of herbarium sheets.

(i) The plant should be collected in the flowering stage.
(ii) Every detail regarding the plant such as locality, ecological conditions, vegetative and floral characters, etc. should be noted.
(iii) Plants are evenly pressed by unfolding all the plant parts between blotting papers (or newspapers) with the help of plant pressers.
(iv) Blotting papers need not be changed until the plant gets dried.
(v) After drying, the plant specimen is carefully mounted/pasted on the herbarium sheets.
(vi) The herbarium sheet is labeled on the lower right-hand corner representing the number of plant specimens, date of collection, etc.

Which of the given statements is/are not correct?

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Which of the following animal product is displayed in the museum?

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Many bony fishes are ammoniotelic.

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State whether the following statements are true or false.
Botanical gardens remain important for their records to local fauna and as basis for continued monographic work.

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National Zoological Park is situated at.

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Why do the wild animals rarely reproduce in zoo ?

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The title 'Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology Emeritus' goes to:

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Catalogue is a.

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The label of a herbarium sheet does not carry information on 

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A herbarium sheet, on which first description of plant is based, is termed as

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