Evergreen Science

Book: Evergreen Science

Chapter: 16. Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

Subject: Biology - Class 10th

Q. No. 12 of Periodic Test

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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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