IAS Botany Question Papers

IAS(Main) 2010 Botany Paper-II Question Paper

SECTION A

1.  Answer the following in about 150 words each:

(a) Give an account of Heterothallism in fungi.  15

(b) Describe the process through which the bacterial genes the transferred from one bacterium to another by the viruses.     15

(c) Comment on Heterospory in Pteridophytes and its bevolutionary significance.   15

(d) How would you test the clonal fidelity of the micropropagated plants ? Describe.   15

IAS(Main) 2010 Botany Paper-I Question Paper

SECTION A

1.  Answer the following in about 150 words each:

(a) Give an account of Heterothallism in fungi.  15

(b) Describe the process through which the bacterial genes the transferred from one bacterium to another by the viruses.     15

(c) Comment on Heterospory in Pteridophytes and its bevolutionary significance.   15

(d) How would you test the clonal fidelity of the micropropagated plants ? Describe.   15