Reproduction (Weightage 11%)  

Topics from Reproduction

  • Menstrual cycle; Fertilisation, embryo development upto blastocyst formation, implantation (20 concepts)
  • Modes of reproduction Asexual and sexual; Asexual reproduction (27 concepts)
  • Post fertilization events-Development of endosperm and embryo, Development of seed and formation of fruit (20 concepts)
  • Reproduction in organisms: Reproduction, a characteristic feature of all organisms for continuation of species (18 concepts)
  • Sexual reproduction in flowering plants: Flower structure (1 concepts)
  • Development of male and female gametophytes (34 concepts)
  • Human Reproduction: Male and female reproductive systems (22 concepts)
  • Double fertilization (4 concepts)
  • Outbreeding devices (3 concepts)
  • Pollination-types, agencies and examples (15 concepts)
  • Significance of seed and fruit formation (2 concepts)
  • Special modes-apomixis, parthenocarpy, polyembryony (2 concepts)
  • Microscopic anatomy of testis and ovary (5 concepts)
  • Gametogenesis-spermatogenesis & oogenesis (25 concepts)
  • Pollen-Pistil interaction (8 concepts)
  • Pregnancy and placenta formation (Elementary idea) (6 concepts)
  • Parturition (2 concepts)
  • Lactation (2 concepts)
  • Reproductive health: Need for reproductive health and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) (2 concepts)
  • Amniocentesis (1 concepts)
  • Birth control-Need and Methods, Contraception and Medical Termination of Pregnancy (10 concepts)
  • Infertility and assisted reproductive technologies IVF, ZIFT, GIFT (Elementary idea for general awareness) (7 concepts)
  • Modes-Binary fission, sporulation, budding, gemmule, fragmentation (5 concepts)
  • vegetative propagation in plants (3 concepts)

Important Books for Reproduction

  • Reproduction Book
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