Merits of whittaker's classification

Asked by smshaikh786 | 25th Jul, 2020, 12:15: PM

Expert Answer:

Merits of Whittaker's five kingdom classification:
  • This system is accepted everywhere due to the phylogenetic placing of different groups of living organisms scientifically.
  • The prokaryotes are placed in an individual kingdom.
  • Fungi are placed in a separate kingdom due to its characteristics.
  • The evolution is clearly explained with more information from the cellular organization, characteristics, and modes of nutrition.  
  • Kingdom Protista contained all unicellular eukaryotes.

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 26th Jul, 2020, 08:08: PM