Q. 27

(a) Write the spe

Answer :

a) The specific name of genus plasmodium that causes one of the most serious diseases in humans is Plasmodium falciparum (unicellular protozoan parasite)

It causes malaria in humans through the bite of Anopheles mosquito


c) Cycle of Plasmodium falciparum in Anopheles mosquito –


It is a sexual reproduction



d) The cycle of plasmodium flasmodium falciparum in human body


It is asexual replication or reproduction



In the Erythrocytic stage, infected liver cell and releases merozoites


which then forms the zygote and then trophozoite (growing stage in sporozoan parasite) then forms the schizont (a cell that divides to form the daughter cell) , after that red cell ruptures and ultimately there is formation of gametocytes


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