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Question number: 1

» Plant Utility and Exploitation » Botanical Gardens and Herbaria

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Describe in Detail

Write short notes on the following: Botanical gardens (Paper 1, Section B)

Explanation

Definition:

  • Botanical garden is a place where plants are cultivated for scientific, educational, and ornamental purposes.
  • Botanical garden is a garden for the exhibition and scientific study of collected growing plants.

  • Botanical garden is usually in association with greenhouses, herbariums, laboratories, etc.

  • A place where a variety of plants are… (474 more words) …

Question number: 2

» Plant Utility and Exploitation » Botanical Gardens and Herbaria

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Describe in Detail

Write short notes on the following: Herbaria (Paper 1, Section B)

Explanation

Definition:

  • A herbarium is a collection of plant samples preserved for long term study.

  • A herbarium is a collection of dried plants or fungi used for scientific study. Herbaria are the main source of data for the field of botany called taxonomy.

  • Herbaria are plural for herbarium.

  • Herbaria are usually… (463 more words) …

Question number: 3

» Plant Utility and Exploitation » Botanical Gardens and Herbaria

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Describe in Detail

Differentiate between Isotype and Syntype. (Paper - 1, Section - B)

Explanation

Isotype:

  • A duplicate specimen of the holotype is called isotype and it is always a specimen.

  • An isotype is a biological specimen duplicate of the holotype collected in the same place and at the same time and by the same person.

  • Sometimes the collection number is also the same and… (123 more words) …

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