This is an easy-to-grasp revised and updated, to meet the requirements in full of XII Biology students as per the CBSE and COMMON CORE-CURRICULUM, which comes into effect from 2012.
The common core curriculum is given in the beginning. Revision Questions of Very Short Answer (VSA), Short Answer (SA) and Long Answer (LA) are given at the end of every sector. Maltiple Choice Questions (MCQ) with answers is given under Entrance Examination Corner (EEC). Practicals are given under Annex.
Succinct descriptions, coupled with neatly labelled figures, vital data in the form of tables and graphics, definition of biological vocabulary and colour photos of wildlife are the unique features of this title. And naturally the book must boost students` efforts to attain great heights in academic excellence.
Unit-I Chapter 1 : Reproduction
1-1 Reproduction in Organisms
1-2 Asexual Reproduction
1-3 Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
1-4 Special Methods of Reproduction.
1-5 Human Reproduction
1-6 Fertilization, embryo development upto blastocyst formation, implantation
1-7 Reproductive Health.
Unit-II Chapter 2 : Genetics and Evolution
2-1 Mendelian Inheritance
2-2 Multiple Alleles and Inheritance of Blood Groups
2-3 Chromosome Theory of Inheritance
2-4 Sex Determination
2-5 Linkage and Crossing Over
2-6 Sex-linked Inheritance
2-7 Search for Genetic Material and DNA as Genetic Material
2-8 Biological Evolution - Origin of Life
2-9 Biological Evolution - Evidences and Theories
Unit-III Chapter 3 : Biology and Human Welfare
3-1 Health and Diseases
3-2 Improvement in Food Production
3-3 Microbes in Human Welfare
Unit-IV Chapter 4 : Biotechnology and its Applications
4-1 Principles and Processes of Biotechnology
4-2 Genetic Engineering (Recombinant DNA Technology)
4-3 Application of Biotechnology in Health and Agriculture
4-4 Transgenic Animals
Unit-V Chapter 5 : Ecology and Environment
5-1 Meaning of Ecology. Environment, Habitat and Niche
5-2 Populations and Ecological Adaptations
5-4 Biodiversity and its Conservation
5-5 Environmental Issues