Basic Biology 2

1. Species is a group of organisms that can interbreed among themselves and give rise to fertile young ones.

2.Species-Genius-Family-Order-Class-Phyllum/Division-Kingdom
(SGFOCPK).
3.Man- Homo sapiens
Housefly-Musca domestica
Mago- Mangifera indica
Wheat- Triticum aestivum
4.Herbarium is a store house of collected plants that are dried pressed and preserved on sheets.
5.Botanical garden have collection of living plants for reference. Kiwi (England), Indian botanical gardon Howrah (Calcata, lndia) and National botanical research institute  Lucknow(India) are famous ones.
6.Museum have collection of preserved plants and animal specimens for study and references
7.Large animals like birds and mammals are usually stuffed and preserved.
8.Zoological parks are places where wild animals are kept in protected environments under human care and enable us to learn about their food habits and behaviour. These are commonly called as zoos
9.Key is taxonomic aid used for identification of plants and animals based on the similarity and dissimilarities
10.Manuals are useful in providing information for identification of names of species found in an area. Monograph contains information on one taxon

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