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Classification 1

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Importance of Classification

1.Classification systems improve our ability to explain relationships among things.

2.Classification helps in identifying living organisms into their correct groups for reference.

3.Classification helps in avoiding chaos and confusion when dealing with animals as it arranges the information on organisms in an orderly manner.

4.Classification brings together living organisms with similar characteristics together but separate those with different features.

5.Taxonomic systems provide relatively stable, unique, and unequivocal names for organisms.

6.It makes the study of such a wide variety of organisms easy.

7.It projects before us a good picture of all life forms at a glance.

8.It helps us understand the interrelationship among different groups of organisms.

9.It serves as a base for the development of other biological sciences such as biogeography etc.

10.Various fields of applied biology such as agriculture, public health and environmental biology depend on classification of pests, disease vectors, pathogens and components of an ecosystem.

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