Discuss- theory of special creation, darwin's beagle voyage, reproductive fitness, natural selection as a mechanism of evolution,contributions of alfred russel wallace- geological history coincides with biological history. Explain-Origin of first life on earth, oparin and haldane theory, miller and urey experiment.Describe various evidences of evolution - Rocks forming sediments, fossils in sediments - paleontological evidence, comparative anatomy and morphology - homologous and analogous structures, divergent and convergent evolution, biochemical similarities,Explain - artificial breeding by man,discuss - industrial melanisation,explain evolution by anthropogenic action due to chance mutation.
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|A.||Chamaephytes||1.||Buds are underground on rhizomes, bulbs, corms|
|B.||Geophytes||2.||Buds are located at the surface of soil, protected|
by leaf and stem bases
|C.||Hemicryptophytes||3.||Annual life span; survive the stress as seeds|
|D.||Therophytes||4.||Buds are locate a above ground, but low enough not to be exposed to strong winds|
Assertion : Dryopithecus africans is a common ancestor of man and great apes.
Reason :It gave rise to Ramapithecus.