Biology Basic concepts at a glance

### Characteristics of life

star Growth and Reproduction cannot be taken as defining property of life whereas Metabolism and Consciousness are the defining properties of life.

### Taxonomic Hierarchy

● Classification of organisms involves a mathtt "hierarchy" of steps in which each step represents a rank or category.

● With the rise in Hierarchy, the similarity among characters decreases.

● The highest category is of Kingdom and the lowest category is Species.

### Taxonomic aids

● Taxonomical Aids are the established procedures and techniques to store and preserve the information as well as the specimens for the classiification of all the organisms.