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

Wiley Editorial

ISBN: 9788126573714

1352 pages

INR 1199

Description

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.

Textbook

 

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 

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Matrix–Match Type

Assertion–Reasoning Type

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2. Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

Summary

Target CBSE 

Worked Problems

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Practice Problems 

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3. Human Reproduction

Summary

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4. Reproductive Health

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5. Principles of Inheritance and Variation

Summary

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6. Molecular Basis of Inheritance

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7. Evolution

Summary

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8. Human Health and Disease

Summary

Target CBSE 

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9. Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

Summary

Target CBSE 

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Very Short Answer Questions

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10. Microbes in Human Welfare

Summary

Target CBSE 

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11. Biotechnology: Principles and Processes

Summary

Target CBSE 

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12. Biotechnology and its Applications

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13. Organisms and Population

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14. Ecosystem

Summary

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15. Biodiversity and Conservation

Summary

Target CBSE 

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16. Environmental Issues

Summary

Target CBSE 

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

 

Appendix B (Solved CBSE Biology Questions 2016–2018)