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    Author(s)Wiley Editorial
    PublisherWley
    Edition2019
    ISBN9788126573714
    Pages1352
    BindingPaperback
    LanguageEnglish
    Publish YearJuly 2018

    Description

    Wley Wiley's Fundamentals of Biology, Textbook and Practice Book, Class 12, Set of 2 Books: For CBSE, NEET and other Medical Entrance Examinations by Wiley Editorial

    Fundamentals of Biology for CBSE, NEET and other Medical Entrance Examinations for class 12 comes as a set of Textbook and Practice Book. A holistic approach has been adopted in designing effective pedagogy of the chapters keeping in mind the essential features that will enable understanding of the topic. Further, it interlinks the topics with other facets of science, without deviating much from the prescribed syllabus. The content has been organized in a manner to provide a structured approach to the students as per the requirement of both CBSE and NEET syllabus. The Textbook expresses a multidimensional approach of biology. It provides a rigorous scientific discipline along with explanatory models, and introduces additional insight to the ever-changing domain of the subject.


    Table of Contents

     

    1. Reproduction in Organisms

    1.1 Life Spans

    1.2 Reproduction

    1.3 Asexual Reproduction

    1.4 Sexual Reproduction

    1.5 Events in Sexual Reproduction

     

    2. Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

    2.1 Flower—an Organ of Angiosperms

    2.2 Pre-Fertilization: Structures and Events

    2.3 Pollination

    2.4 Double Fertilization

    2.5 Post-Fertilization: Structures and Events

    2.6 Apomixis and Polyembryony

     

    3. Human Reproduction

    3.1 The Male Reproductive System

    3.2 The Female Reproductive System

    3.3 Gametogenesis

    3.4 Menstrual Cycle

    3.5 Fertilization and Implantation

    3.6 Pregnancy and Embryonic Development

    3.7 Parturition and Lactation

    3.8 Some Disorders of the Reproductive System

     

    4. Reproductive Health

    4.1 Reproductive Health – Problems and Strategies

    4.2 Population Explosion and Birth Control

    4.3 Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP)

    4.4 Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

    4.5 Infertility

     

    5. Principles of Inheritance and Variation

    5.1 Heredity and Variation

    5.2 Premendelian Theories

    5.3 Mendel’s Experiments

    5.4 Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance

    5.5 Inheritance of One Gene

    5.6 Inheritance of Two Genes

    5.7 Exceptions to Law of Dominance

    5.8 Multiple Alleles and Blood Group

    5.9 Gene Interaction—Complementary and Supplementary Genes

    5.10 Epistasis—Non-allelic Interactions

    5.11 Polygenic Traits (Quantitative Inheritance)

    5.12 Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance

    5.13 Linkage and Crossing Over

    5.14 Recombination (Crossing Over)

    5.15 Chromosome Mapping

    5.16 Sex-linked Inheritance

    5.17 Lethal Gene Interaction

    5.18 Sex Determination

    5.19 Variations

    5.20 Population Genetics

    5.21 Mutations

    5.22 Pedigree Analysis

    5.23 Genetic Disorders—Mendelian Disorders and Chromosomal Disorders

     

    6. Molecular Basis of Inheritance

    6.1 The DNA

    6.2 The Search for Genetic Material

    6.3 RNA World

    6.4 Replication

    6.5 Transcription

    6.6 Genetic Code

    6.7 Translation

    6.8 Regulation of Gene Expression

    6.9 Human Genome Project

    6.10 DNA Fingerprinting

     

    7. Evolution

    7.1 Origin of Universe

    7.2 Origin of Life

    7.3 Evolution of Life Forms

    7.4 Evidences of Evolution

    7.5 Adaptive Radiation

    7.6 Theories of Evolution

    7.7 Biological Evolution

    7.8 Hardy-Weinberg Principle

    7.9 A Brief Account of Evolution

    7.10 Origin and Evolution of Man

     

    8. Human Health and Disease

    8.1 Common Diseases in Humans

    8.2 Infectious Diseases

    8.3 Bacterial Diseases

    8.4 Viral Diseases

    8.5 Fungal Diseases

    8.6 Protozoan Diseases

    8.7 Diseases Caused by Helminths

    8.8 Rickettsial Diseases

    8.9 Spirochaetal Diseases

    8.10 Non-Infectious Diseases

    8.11 Health and Hygiene

    8.12 Immunity and Its Types

    8.13 Cells of the Immune System

    8.14 Innate Immunity

    8.15 Acquired Immunity

    8.16 Active and Passive Immunity

    8.17 Vaccination and Immunization

    8.18 Allergies

    8.19 Autoimmunity

    8.20 Immune System in the Body

    8.21 Acquired Immuno deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

    8.22 Cancer

    8.23 Drugs and Alcohol Abuse

     

    9. Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

    9.1 Animal Husbandry

    9.2 Plant Breeding

    9.3 Single Cell Protein (SCP)

    9.4 Tissue Culture

     

    10. Microbes in Human Welfare

    10.1 Microbes in Household Products

    10.2 Microbes in Industrial Products

    10.3 Fermented Beverages

    10.4 Antibiotics

    10.5 Chemicals, Enzymes and Other Bioactive Molecules

    10.6 Microbes in Sewage Treatment

    10.7 Microbes in Production of Biogas

    10.8 Microbes in Mining

    10.9 Microbes as Biocontrol Agents

    10.10 Microbes as Biofertilizers

     

    11. Biotechnology: Principles and Processes

    11.1 Principles of Biotechnology

    11.2 Tools of Recombinant DNA Technology

    11.3 Processes of Recombinant DNA Technology

     

    12. Biotechnology and Its Applications

    12.1 Biotechnological Applications in Agriculture

    12.2 Transgenic Plants

    12.3 Genetically Modified (GM) Food Crops

    12.4 Biotechnological Applications in Medicine

    12.5 Gene Therapy

    12.6 Stem Cell Therapy

    12.7 Molecular Diagnosis

    12.8 Transgenic Animals

    12.9 Ethical Issues

     

    13. Organisms and Populations

    13.1 Organism and Its Environment

    13.2 Major Abiotic Factors

    13.3 Responses to Abiotic Factors

    13.4 Adaptations

    13.5 Populations

    13.6 Population Interactions

     

    14. Ecosystem

    14.1 Ecosystem and Its Classification

    14.2 Ecosystem – Structure and Functions

    14.3 Productivity

    14.4 Decomposition

    14.5 Trophic Levels

    14.6 Food Chains

    14.7 Food Web

    14.8 Energy Flow

    14.9 Ecological Pyramids

    14.10 Ecological Succession/Biotic Succession

    14.11 Nutrient Cycling

    14.12 Characteristic Features of Various Ecosystems

    14.13 Ecosystem Services

     

    15. Biodiversity and Conservation

    15.1 Biodiversity

    15.2 Biodiversity on the Earth and in India

    15.3 Patterns of Biodiversity

    15.4 The Importance of Species Biodiversity to the Ecosystem

    15.5 Loss of Biodiversity

    15.6 Biodiversity Conservation

    15.7 Methods to Conserve Biodiversity

    15.8 Red Data Book

     

    16. Environmental Issues

    16.1 Pollution and Pollutants

    16.2 Air Pollution and Its Control

    16.3 Noise Pollution and Its Control

    16.4 Water Pollution and Its Control

    16.5 Thermal Pollution

    16.6 Solid Wastes

    16.7 Soil Pollution

    16.8 Radioactive Wastes

    16.9 Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming

    16.10 Ozone Depletion in the Stratosphere

    16.11 Degradation by Improper Resource Utilization and Maintenance

    16.12 Deforestation

     

    Practice Book

    1. Reproduction in Organisms

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

    Worked Problems 

    Textbook Exercises

    Additional Questions

    Practice Problems 

    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

    Long Answer Questions

    Diagram Based Questions

    Answer Key

    Target COMPETITION

    Worked Problems 

    Practice Problems 

    Single Correct Choice Type

    Matrix–Match Type

    Assertion–Reasoning Type

    Answer Key

     

    2. Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

    Worked Problems 

    Textbook Exercises

    Additional Questions

    Practice Problems 

    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

    Long Answer Questions

    Diagram Based Questions

    Answer Key

    Target COMPETITION

    Worked Problems 

    Practice Problems 

    Single Correct Choice Type

    Matrix–Match Type

    Assertion–Reasoning Type

    Answer Key

     

    3. Human Reproduction

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

    Worked Problems 

    Textbook Exercises

    Additional Questions

    Practice Problems 

    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

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    Diagram Based Questions

    Answer Key

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    Worked Problems 

    Practice Problems 

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    Answer Key

     

    4. Reproductive Health

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

    Worked Problems 

    Textbook Exercises

    Additional Questions

    Practice Problems 

    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

    Long Answer Questions

    Diagram Based Questions

    Answer Key

    Target COMPETITION

    Worked Problems 

    Practice Problems 

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    Assertion–Reasoning Type

    Answer Key

     

    5. Principles of Inheritance and Variation

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

    Worked Problems 

    Textbook Exercises

    Additional Questions

    Practice Problems 

    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

    Long Answer Questions

    Diagram Based Questions

    Answer Key

    Target COMPETITION

    Worked Problems 

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    6. Molecular Basis of Inheritance

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

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    Textbook Exercises

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    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

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    Answer Key

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    7. Evolution

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

    Worked Problems 

    Textbook Exercises

    Additional Questions

    Practice Problems 

    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

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    Diagram Based Questions

    Answer Key

    Target COMPETITION

    Worked Problems 

    Practice Problems 

    Single Correct Choice Type

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    Answer Key

     

    8. Human Health and Disease

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

    Worked Problems 

    Textbook Exercises

    Additional Questions

    Practice Problems 

    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

    Long Answer Questions

    Diagram Based Questions

    Answer Key

    Target COMPETITION

    Worked Problems 

    Practice Problems 

    Single Correct Choice Type

    Matrix–Match Type

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    Answer Key

     

    9. Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

    Worked Problems 

    Textbook Exercises

    Additional Questions

    Practice Problems 

    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

    Long Answer Questions

    Diagram Based Questions

    Answer Key

    Target COMPETITION

    Worked Problems 

    Practice Problems 

    Single Correct Choice Type

    Matrix–Match Type

    Assertion–Reasoning Type

    Answer Key

     

    10. Microbes in Human Welfare

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

    Worked Problems 

    Textbook Exercises

    Additional Questions

    Practice Problems 

    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

    Long Answer Questions

    Diagram Based Questions

    Answer Key

    Target COMPETITION

    Worked Problems 

    Practice Problems 

    Single Correct Choice Type

    Matrix–Match Type

    Assertion–Reasoning Type

    Answer Key

     

    11. Biotechnology: Principles and Processes

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

    Worked Problems 

    Textbook Exercises

    Additional Questions

    Practice Problems 

    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

    Long Answer Questions

    Diagram Based Questions

    Answer Key

    Target COMPETITION

    Worked Problems 

    Practice Problems 

    Single Correct Choice Type

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    12. Biotechnology and its Applications

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

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    Practice Problems 

    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

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    Answer Key

    Target COMPETITION

    Worked Problems 

    Practice Problems 

    Single Correct Choice Type

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    13. Organisms and Population

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

    Worked Problems 

    Textbook Exercises

    Additional Questions

    Practice Problems 

    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

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    Answer Key

    Target COMPETITION

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    Practice Problems 

    Single Correct Choice Type

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    Answer Key

     

    14. Ecosystem

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

    Worked Problems 

    Textbook Exercises

    Additional Questions

    Practice Problems 

    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

    Long Answer Questions

    Diagram Based Questions

    Answer Key

    Target COMPETITION

    Worked Problems 

    Practice Problems 

    Single Correct Choice Type

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    Assertion–Reasoning Type

    Answer Key

     

    15. Biodiversity and Conservation

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

    Worked Problems 

    Textbook Exercises

    Additional Questions

    Practice Problems 

    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

    Long Answer Questions

    Diagram Based Questions

    Answer Key

    Target COMPETITION

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    Practice Problems 

    Single Correct Choice Type

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    16. Environmental Issues

    Summary

    Target CBSE 

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    Textbook Exercises

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    Very Short Answer Questions

    Short Answer Questions (Type I)

    Short answer Questions (Type II)

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    Appendix A (Solved NEET Biology Questions Chapter-wise 2016–2017)

     

    Appendix B (Solved CBSE Biology Questions 2016–2018)