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Which criteria are used for the classification of plants? Explain with reasons.
Criteria used for classification of plants are-
● Presence or absence of organs in different plant division (Thallophytic, ,bryophyte, pteridophytes, gymnosperms, angiosperms) is the first criterion for classification of plants.
● Presence or absence of several conducting tissues for conduction of water and food, bryophytes do not possess whereas pteridophyta, gymnosperms, angiosperms possess.
● Development of seed as pteridophytes do not have seed whereas gymnosperms and angiosperms have seeds.
● Seeds are developed without seed coat in gymnosperms (naked)and or with seed coat in angiosperms(covered).
● The number of Seed coats in monocot is one cotyledon and dicot have two.
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Collect a monocot and dicot plant available in your area. Observe the plants carefully and describe them in scientific language.MHB - Science & Technology
Which criteria are used for the classification of plants? Explain with reasons.MHB - Science & Technology