An anther with malfunctioning tapetum often fails to produce viable male gametophytes. Give any one reason.
Name the enzyme and state its property that is responsible for continuous and discontinuous replication of the two strands of a DNA molecule.
Identify the examples of convergent evolution from the following:
(i) Flippers of penguins and dolphins
(ii) Eyes of octopus and mammals(iii) Vertebrate brains
Why is the enzyme cellulase needed for isolating genetic material from plant cells and not from the animal cells?
Name the type of biodiversity represented by the following:
(a) 50,000 different strains of rice in India.
(b) Estuaries and alpine meadows in India.
Write the equation that helps in deriving the net primary productivity of an ecosystem.
Geitonogamous flowering plants are genetically autogamous but functionally cross-pollinated. Justify.