Q. 123.8( 4 Votes )
State the meaning of biodiversity hotspots. What is the criteria of measuring biodiversity of an area?
Forests where a large number of flora and fauna species are found are termed as biodiversity hotspots. The criteria for measuring biodiversity are-
a. Number of species found in that area.
b. Range of different life forms like algae, bacteria, mosses, flowering plants, insects, animals, birds etc.
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