There are five kingdoms

  1. Monera
  2. Protista
  3. Fungia
  4. Plantia
  5. Animalia

Monera: they do not have a cell nucleus. Monera are simple organisms ex: bacteria, blue green algae.

Protista: they are simple, single-celled organisms with a large nucleus. Ex: Algae , protozoa,  ciliates, flagellates and diatoms

Fungia: they are unicellular

They have tube-like filaments or hyphae.

They reproduce asexually or sexually with the formation of spores.

Fungia lack chlorophyll and live either as saprophytes or parasites.

Among the fungi are parasites that cause disease of plants and animals. Ex: mushrooms, toadstools, moulds, rusts, yeasts and lichens.

Plantia: plants are multicellular autotrophic organisms.

They make food from water and carbondioxide using the suns energy photosynthesis.

Ex: mosses, ferns, cone-bearing plants and flowering plants.

Animalia: Animals are multicellular heterotrophic organisms with or without backbones.

            Those animals that have back bones are called vertebrates.

            Animals without backbones are called invertebrates.

Define the following terms:

Asexual Reproduction: The production of new individuals by a single organism without involving gametes.

Autotrophic: an organism that make its own food such as a plant.

Eucaryotic: has a true nucleus

Parasites: live off other living organisms.

Prokaryotic: do not have a true nucleus

Saprophytes: live on dead or decaying matter.

Sexual Reproduction: The production of new individuals with gametes.


3 Responses to “2.2.2 KINGDOMS”

  1. B.VIJAYAKUMAR March 12, 2013 at 8:28 PM #

    Hi Prasad,
    The effort that you put in for the preparing the notes is remarkable and is good. I got a doubt that the notes is for examination purpose or for knowledge? If it is for the eXam purpose, to which country students? If it is for knowledge purpose, I think it is good to give references and other website addresses also.

    With regards

  2. http://www.linkedin.com July 24, 2014 at 9:14 AM #

    Hello would you mind stating which blog platform you’re working with?
    I’m planning to start my own blog soon but I’m
    having a hard time selecting between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal.
    The reason I ask is because your design seems different then most blogs and I’m looking for
    something unique. P.S Apologies for being off-topic but I had to ask!

    • kapprasad123 November 8, 2014 at 7:02 PM #

      i am using wordpress. i feel it is easy and convenient. please try this and i am sure you like it.
      with warm regards

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: