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11 Botany Questions And Answers

3⟩ Explain Respiratory quotient?

respiratory quotient is the ratio between the carbon

dioxide used in photosynthesis to the amount of oxygen

liberated in respiration.


6⟩ What are the signs of male and female plants?

only flower is one part where we find sign of male or female

plant...take a flower of plant and abserve if androcium are

present it mean male ...if carpel is present its mean female

.if both sex are peresent..plant become bisexual


8⟩ What is Telome theory?

zimmermann has given a picture of the origin of the

pteridophytes based on his telome theory.zimmermann defines

the telome as the single-nerved extreme portion of the

plant body from the tip to the next point of branching.


9⟩ What is Electrophoresis?

electrophoresis is a electronic equipment. it is used for

protein extraction. not only protein and also amino acids

like. basic principle of this electrophoresis is molecules

separated on the basis of the molecular weight. there are

several types of electrophoresis used it depends upon our



10⟩ Explain polyembryony and apomixix?

polyembryony is defined as a presence of of more than one

embryo in seeds. but mostly it will not germinate only one

embryo will germinate another one never germinate.

polyembryony is four types there are cleage polyembryony,

other than egg synergids and antipodal cells function as

embryo, presence of more than one ovule in seed, some of the

vegetative cells function as embryo.

apomixis is some of the vegetative cells function

as embryo.


11⟩ Explain Importance of solanaceae?

stem tuber of solanum tuberosum (potato),fruit of lycopersicon esculentum(tometo),fruit of s.melongena(brinjal),fruit of

capsicum (chilli) etc use as vegetable.

withania somnifera use as medicine.

pteunia use as ornamental plant.

diff sp of datura use as medicine.

fruit of physalis minima used as vegetable.

leaf of nicotiana use as drug.