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March, 2020

  • 28 March

    Classification Of Land

    Classification of Global climate The earth can be divided into the following broad climatic zones: Polar and subpolar zone Temperate zone Subtropical zone Tropical zone According to Koppen-Geiger classification, global climate can be divided into the following 6 types: Type A: Equatorial Type B: Arid Type C: Temperate Type D: Cold …

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  • 28 March

    Phytogeography: Causes And Regions Of The World

    Definition  Phytogeography is the study of distribution of plant species and elucidation of origin of flora. The relative position of the 6 continental land masses and large number of islands play an important role in the distribution of various types of plants over the surface of the earth.   Factors …

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  • 28 March

    Water Budget

    Components of Water Budget The water budget of a unit area of the earth’s surface is formed from the components: P = precipitation E = Evaporation D = Discharge, Runoff R = Reserve, storage and U = Use, consumption The conservation law for water satisfies the water balance. P = …

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  • 28 March

    Geosphere And Biosphere

    Geosphere The area near the surface of the earth can be divided into four inter-connected “geo-spheres” – lithosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and atmosphere. The names of the four spheres are derived from the Greek words for stone (litho), air (atmo), water (hydro), and life (bio).   Lithosphere The lithosphere is the …

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  • 28 March

    Random Sampling

     Sampling Measuring a small portion of something and then making a general statement about the whole thing is known as sampling. Sampling is a process of selecting a number of units for a study in such a way that the units represent the larger group from which they are selected. …

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  • 28 March

    Ecological Succession

    Ecological succession is the process of change in the species structure of an ecological community over time. It is the gradual process by which ecosystems change and develop over time. In this article, Types, Examples, Causes and Varoius models of Ecological Succession will be discussed in detail. Definition Ecological succession …

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  • 25 March

    Sulphur Cycle & Microbial Role in It

    The sulfur cycle is the collection of processes by which sulfur moves between rocks, waterways and living systems. Such biogeochemical cycles are important in geology because they affect many minerals. Biochemical cycles are also important for life because sulfur is an essential element, being a constituent of many proteins and cofactors, and sulfur compounds can be used as oxidants or reductants in …

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  • 23 March

    Exceptions of Mendelism: Second Law

    In this article we will discuss the exceptions of 2nd Law. 2nd law is divided into (i) single recessive epistasis (9:3:4), (ii) Duplicate recessive epistasis (9:7), (iii) Single dominant epistasis-cumulative effect of duplicate genes (9:6:1), (iv) Duplicate gene- one incomplete dominance (12:3:1), (v) Pleiotropism.  To discuss about the topics we …

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  • 23 March

    Exceptions of Mendelism: First Law

    The second topic of second year Fundamental Genetics syllabus is Exceptions of Mendelism. So by the title of the article you may have understood that in this article we are going to discuss Exceptions of Mendelism. In this article we will disscuss 1st law. 1st law is divided into  Incomplete …

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  • 23 March

    Biogeochemical Cycle ( Part- 2)

    [Click here to read ‘Bichemical Cycle (part- 1 )’ ] Threats to the Carbon Cycle Decline in forest growth. Killing of ocean phytoplankton due to rising sea temperatures. Death of forests due to spread of disease and insects. Melting permafrost layer (In geology, permafrost or permafrost soil is soil at or …

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