(Tutor Marked Assignment)
Taxonomy and Evolution
Course Code: LSE- 07
Assignment Code: LSE-07/TMA/2019
Maximum Marks: 100
- a) Discuss why is it necessary to classify plants and animals.
b) Give the full form of: ICZN, 1UBS, ICBN, ICNCP.
- a) Discuss why selection of taxonomic character is most important criteria for any classification system.
b) Describe taxonomic hierarchy by giving proper example.
- a) What do you mean by binomial nomenclature? List the principles of binomial nomenclature.
b) Describe the role of Botanic garden.
- a) What were the main problems in having two kingdoms system of classification of living organisms? Discuss how five kingdom system of classification was able to cope up with main problems of two kingdom system of classification.
b) Describe with examples how morphological and anatomical, evidences can become a tool for a taxonomist.
- Write Short Notes on the following
- Compare between Darwinism and Lamarckism by giving examples.
- With the help of an example of host-parasite relationship explain the concept of Coevolution.
- Describe the mechanisms of speciation.
- Explain industrial melanism and genetic repatterning during isolation with examples.
- a)Discuss the trends in human evolution.
b)Describe two specific skills of Homo erectus that make the species stand apart from all the predecessors.