The famous 'Chipko Movement' was started by
Sunderlal Bahuguna (born 9 January 1927) is a noted Garhwali environmentalist and Chipko movement leader. The idea of Chipko movement was of his wife and the action was taken by him. For years he has been fighting for the preservation of forests in the Himalayas, first as a member of the Chipko movement in the 1970s, and later spearheaded the Anti-Tehri Dam movement starting 1980s, to early 2004.
Soil carried by gravity is
Colluvial soil is transported by gravity, alluvial soil is transported by water, eolian soil is transported by wind and glacial soil is transported by glaciers ie, large ice pieces.
Koch's postulates are not applicable to
Koch's postulates are not applicable to leprosy because the causative agent of leprosy, Mycobacterium leprae has never been grown on artificial media.
Kaziranga wild life sanctuary is famous for
Rhinoceros (rhino) are protected in Kaziranga sanctuary at Sibsagar, Jorhat in Assam which was started in 1987.
The pioneer country in the production of fuel alcohol is
Brazil is the Pioneer country in the production of fuel alcohol, which is used in automobiles like cars, buses and motorcycles as a substitute of petroleum.
Which of the following gland is often referred in relation with AIDS
The thymus gland, which plays a key role in the maturation and functioning of the lymphoid system, is implicated in the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The observation that the thymic hormone, thymosin α1, is elevated in individuals at risk for AIDS (as opposed to being depressed in other immunodeficient states) has provided the first direct evidence that the thymus is malfunctioning early in the course of this deadly disease.
Noncleidoic eggs occur in
Non Cleidoic egg - Egg membranes are soft in these eggs e.g. All viviparous animals and in oviparous animals which lays eggs in water.
Most simple amino acid is
Glycine is the amino acid that has a single hydrogen atom as its side chain. It is the simplest possible amino acid. The chemical formula of glycine is NH2‐CH2‐COOH. Glycine is one of the proteinogenic amino acids, and is notable as the only one that is achiral.
Human sperm was discovered by
Sperm were first observed in 1677 by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek using a microscope, he described them as being animalcules (little animals), probably due to his belief in preformationism, which thought that each sperm contained a fully formed but small human.
Long fibres of cotton seed are known as
Long fibres of cotton are called lint and small fibres are called fuzz. Lint are extractable while fuzz are non-extractable