A taxon is (a) a group of related families (b) a group of related species (c) a type of living organisms (d) a taxonomic group of any ranking.
The term “New Systematics” was introduced by (a) Bentham and Hooker (b) Linnaeus (c) Julian Huxley (d) A.P. de Candolle.
Static concept of species was put forward by (a) de Candolle (b) Linnaeus (c) Theophrastus (d) Darwin.
Linnaeus is credited with (a) binomial nomenclature (b) theory of biogenesis (c) discovery of microscope (d) discovery of blood circulation.
Linnaeus evolved a system of nomenclature called (a) mononomial (b) vernacular (c) binomial (d) polynomial.
Basic unit or smallest taxon of taxonomy/classification is (a) species (b) kingdom (c) family (d) variety.
The term phylum was given by (a) Cuvier (b) Haeckel (c) Theophrastus (d) Linnaeus.
Sequence of taxonomic categories is (a) class–phylum–tribe–order–family–genus–species (b) division–class–family–tribe–order–genus–species (c) division–class–order–family–tribe–genus–species. (d) phylum–order–class–tribe–family–genus–species.
‘Taxon’ is the unit of a group of (a) order (b) taxonomy (c) species (d) genes.
The book ‘Genera Plantarum’ was written by (a) Engler and Prantl (b) Bentham and Hooker (c) Bessey (d) Hutchinson.
Biosystematics aims at (a) the classification of organisms based on broad morphological characters (b) delimiting various taxa of organisms and establishing their relationships (c) the classification of organisms based on their evolutionary history and ...
Species are considered as (a) real basic units of classification (b) the lowest units of classification (c) artificial concept of human mind which cannot be defined in absolute terms (d) real units of classification devised by taxonomists.
ICBN stands for (a) International Code of Botanical Nomencla ture (b) International Congress of Biological Names (c) Indian Code of Botanical Nomenclature (d) Indian Congress of Biological Names.
Which one of the following is not a correct statement? (a) A museum has collection of photographs of plants and animals. (b) Key is a taxonomic aid for identification of specimens. (c) Herbarium houses dried, pressed and preserved plant specimens. (d) ...
The label of a herbarium sheet does not carry information on (a) date of collection (b) name of collector (c) local names (d) height of the plant.