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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... »

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 Litt... »

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 An aquatic ecosystem is an ecosystem in a body of water. Communities of organisms that are dependent on each other and on their environment live in aquatic ecos... »

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... »

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