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Forest Ecosystem

Forest Ecosystem Tundra Ice frozen soil with severe climatic conditions Tropical Lying near the tropics or in equatorial region Temperate Between Tropics & Arctic circles i.e. from 23.5* to 66.5* ... »

Effect of abiotic components on plants

Effect of abiotic components on plants Effect of intensity of light on growth of plant Extremely high intensity favors root growth than shoot growth, which results in increased transpiration, short st... »

Types of Roots & Insectivorous Plants

Types of Roots & Insectivorous Plants Taproot A straight tapering root growing vertically downwards Forms the center from which subsidiary rootlets spring  Lateral roots Roots that arise from tap ... »

Plant Classification & Parts of Tree

Plant Classification & Parts of Tree Herb A plant whose stem is always green & tender Height not more than 1 meter Banana plant is the world’s largest herb   Shrub A woody plant, sm... »

Coral Reefs

Mangroves and Coral Reefs

Mangroves and Coral Reefs Mangroves Mangroves are the trees & bushes growing below the high water level of spring tides, which exhibits remarkable capacity for salt water tolerance Basically Litto... »

Wetlands, Ramsar Convention, Montreux Record, Estuaries

Wetlands, Ramsar Convention, Montreux Record, Estuaries  Wetlands  Areas intermediate in character between deep-water & terrestrial habitats, transitional in nature & often located in-between ... »

Aquatic Ecosystems & Eutrophication

Aquatic Ecosystems & Eutrophication Not called biomes Differentiated on the basis of difference in   Salinity Levels of dissolved nutrients Water temperature & depth of sunlight penetrati... »

Biofertilizers and Green Manure

Biofertilizers and Green Manure Biofertilizers (a type of organic fertilizers) Substance which contains living microorganisms ex. Azobacter, Rhizobium, Bacillus, Nostac, Anabaena when applied to seed,... »

Different types of Species

Different types of Species  Keystone species Species which determine the ability of a large number of other species to survive Extinction of keystone species has snowballing effect on extinction of ot... »

Biodiversity Conservation

Biodiversity Conservation Whatever we do to protect the number and variety of plants and animals is known as biodiversity conservation   In-situ biodiversity conservation (Natural Home) Identific... »

Biodiversity and Biodiversity Hotspots

Biodiversity and Biodiversity Hotspots  Biodiversity The variability among living organisms from all sources including terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems, and the ecological complexes of... »

Environmental Impact Assessment + Agriculture Techniques & Revolutions

Environmental Impact Assessment + Agriculture Techniques & Revolutions Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Environmental impact assessment is the formal process used to predict the environmental... »

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