April 5 – ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY Welcome to your April 5 - ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY When you visit a temple you usually come across structures arising from the branches of a banyan tree suspended in air and finally fixed in soil. These structures areA. ButtressesB. Stilt rootsC. PneumatophoresD. Prop roots Choose the correct statement(s) with respect to biosphere reserves.1. The transition zone is the innermost part of a biosphere reserve wherein all external human pressure is avoided2. Limited recreation, grazing and fishing are permitted in zones surrounding a core zone of biosphere reserve.A. 1 onlyB. 2 onlyC. 1,2D. None of the above 1. At least 1500 species of endemic vascular plants. 2. Have lost at least 70% of its original habitat.Which among the following places meet the above criteria?1. Western Ghats2. Madagascar3. SundarbansA. 1,2 onlyB. 1,2,3C. 2,3 onlyD. 1,3 only The statements refers to1.It has a forest cover of 86% of its total geographical area. 2. Serow is its state animal. 3. It is located on same latitude which passes through Gujarat.A. MeghalayaB. ManipurC. MizoramD. Arunachal Pradesh Choose the incorrect statement with respect to Zero tillage.A. Zero Tillage soil are homogenous in structure.B. Perennial weeds may be a problem during farming.C. Surface runoff will be less due to presence of mulch.D. Only lower amount of nitrogen is required. Time is Up!