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Which of the following is a merit in the Bentham and Hooker’s system of classification?

a)

The position of gymnosperms in between dicots and monocots

b)

Closely related families are placed apart

c)

The placement of family-Asteraceae in the beginning of Gamopetalae

d)

The placement of order-Ranals in the beginning



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Which of the following is a merit in the Bentham and Hooker’s system of classification?

a)

The position of gymnosperms in between dicots and monocots

b)

Closely related families are placed apart

c)

The placement of family-Asteraceae in the beginning of Gamopetalae

d)

The placement of order-Ranals in the beginning

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Answer Key / Explanation : (d) -

(d)

Although Bentham and Hooker’s system of classification is not phylogenetic one, yet Ranales placed in the beginning of dicotyledons. The order-Ranales is generally regarded as primitive by most of the leading authors.

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