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The common name of pea is simpler than its botanical (scientific) name Pisum sativum. Why then is the simpler common name not used instead of the complex scientific/ botanical name in biology?

Answer :

• In different countries, Pea is known by different names.


• In order to avoid remembering many names, worldwide standardization of name is set up.


• Hence scientific names are used.


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