Ecology and environment (Weightage 13%)  

Topics from Ecology and environment

  • Environmental issues: Air pollution and its control (13 concepts)
  • Biodiversity conservation (12 concepts)
  • Ozone depletion (6 concepts)
  • Population attributes-growth, birth rate and death rate, age distribution (19 concepts)
  • Hotspots, endangered organisms, extinction, Red Data Book, biosphere reserves, National parks and sanctuaries (4 concepts)
  • Deforestation (6 concepts)
  • Water pollution and its control (15 concepts)
  • Organisms and environment: Habitat and niche (26 concepts)
  • Population interactions-mutualism, competition, predation, parasitism (12 concepts)
  • Pyramids of number, biomass, energy (6 concepts)
  • Ecosystem: Patterns, components; productivity and decomposition (19 concepts)
  • Energy flow (5 concepts)
  • Radioactive waste management (6 concepts)
  • Solid waste management (4 concepts)
  • Population and ecological adaptations (6 concepts)
  • Agrochemicals and their effects (1 concepts)
  • Ecological Succession (11 concepts)
  • Greenhouse effect and global warning (3 concepts)
  • Nutrient cycling (carbon and phosphorus) (6 concepts)
  • Biodiversity and its conservation: Concept of Biodiversity (4 concepts)
  • Patterns of Biodiversity (3 concepts)
  • Importance of Biodiversity (1 concepts)
  • Loss of Biodiversity (5 concepts)

Important Books for Ecology and environment

  • Ecology and environment Book
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