In what way is biology useful to us?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Biology is useful to us in many ways.

(a) It helps us to understand the cause and the mode of transmission of many diseases. As a result, we are able to develop appropriate medicines and vaccines.

(b) Biology has helped to develop new breeds of animals and better varieties of crop plants. As a result, we are able to produce more food in fields, dairies and poultry farms.

(c) Biology helps us in solving problems of sanitation, public health, water supply, etc.

(d) It is making us conscious of the need to reduce rapid population growth and the rising pollution.

(e) Biology has helped to develop methods of organic farming to reduce the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM