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Sun February 03, 2013 By:
 

Why do we classify organisms?

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Wed February 06, 2013
  • Classification makes the study of living organisms convenient.
  • It helps us to know the inter-relationships among various groups of organisms.
  • It helps in the specific identification of any given organism.
  • The study of a few representatives from each distinct group helps us to understand the idea of life as a whole.
  • It indicates the evolutionary relationship by establishing the gradually increasing complexity of form and structure in different groups of organisms.
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