Angiosperms-Systematics (IFS Botany (Mains)): Questions 1 - 8 of 12

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Question number: 1

» Angiosperms » Systematics

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Give the salient features of Engler and Prantl’s system of classification and compare it with that of Bentham and Hooker’s system of classification.

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Salient features of Engler and Prantl’s system:

  • Monochlamydeous is completely put an end to and families are distributed in the large series called Archichlamydeae.

  • This Engler system dominates over all the natural system but not to the rejection of other.

  • They accept the theory of descends and threw light or… (438 more words) …

Question number: 2

» Angiosperms » Systematics

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Write the botanical name, family, active constituents and uses of any five medicinal plants of commercial importance in India. (Paper - 1, Section - B)

Explanation

1. Turmeric (Haldi):

Botanical name: Curcuma longa

Family: Zingiberaceae

Active constituent:

Curcumin (diferuloylmethane) is a polyphenol compound responsible for the bright yellow color of turmeric.

Uses:

  • Use as the blood purifier and is very useful in the common cold, leprosy, affections of the liver, dropsy and wound healing.

  • Used… (456 more words) …

Question number: 3

» Angiosperms » Systematics

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Write the botanical name, family and part used of each of the following: Carrot (Paper 1, Section B)

Question number: 4

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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Write the botanical name, family and part used of each of the following: Castor (Paper 1, Section B)

Question number: 5

» Angiosperms » Systematics

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Write the botanical name, family and part used of each of the following: Areca nut (Paper 1, Section B)

Question number: 6

» Angiosperms » Systematics

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Write the botanical name, family and part used of each of the following: Clove (Paper 1, Section B)

Question number: 7

» Angiosperms » Systematics

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Write the botanical name, family and part used of each of the following: Belladona (Paper 1, Section B)

Question number: 8

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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Write the botanical name, family and part used of each of the following: Finger millet (Paper 1, Section B)

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