EVOLUTION

Meaning of Evolution and Current Concepts Evolution is the development of organisms from pre-existing simple organisms over a long period of time. It is based on the similarities in structure and function that is observed in all organisms. All are… Read More

GENETICS

Introduction Genetics is the study of inheritance. The fact that the offspring of any species resemble the parents indicates that the characters in the parents are passed on to the offspring. Factors that determine characters (genes) are passed on from… Read More

GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

Concept of Growth and Development Growth is a characteristic feature of all living organisms. Most multicellular organisms start life as a single cell and gradually grow into complex organisms with many cells. ┬áThis involves multiplication of cells through the process… Read More

ECOLOGY

Introduction Ecology is the study of organisms and their environment. All organisms show interdependence on one another. Organisms are affected by their environment, and they in turn affect the environment. Green plants manufacture food by photosynthesis which other organisms obtain… Read More