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1 Subject : Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates Q.1 Describe the inter-relationship of Uro chords and cephalochordates and their relationship with other deuterostomes. Q.2 Describe origin, evolution and general organization of placoderm. Q.3 Describe in detail the evolution of aortic arches in vertebrates series. Q.4 Give an account of lateral live system of fishes and aquatic amphibians. Q.5 Write short notes: (a) (b) Electro- reception in vertebrates Respiratory organs of vertebrates Q.1 Describe Acidian tadpole and Retrogressive metamorphosis. Q.2 Give a comprehensive account of integument and its derivatives in vertebrates. Q.3 What are various components of vertebrate column? Describe the sacral and caudal vertebrate in reptiles, birds and mammal. Q.4 Give a comparative account of Autonomous Nervous System in vertebrates. Q.5 Distinguish between archinephnic, pronephnic and opisthonephnic kidney and give the comparative anatomy of adult kidney of amniotes.

2 Subject : Limnology Q.1 Describe Origin classification and ecology of lakes. Q.2 Write short notes on the following: (i) Lentic Communities (ii) Fresh water biota Q.3 Describe wetlands and write an essay on their problem and management. Q.4 What is Bio-Geochemical cycle and how does it affect the productivity of fresh water ecosystem. Q.5 What are the causes of pollution of aquatic resources and how does the control it. Explain. Q.1 Describe limiting factors of fresh water environment. Q.2 Describe Distribution and kinetics of oxygen in fresh water. Q.3 Define plankton and describe its types, distribution and importance in fishes. Q.4 What do you under stand by water born diseases? Brief their treatment. Q.5 Describe: (i) Inland water conservation. (ii) Importance of Nitrogen cycle in fresh water system.

3 Subject : Population Ecology and Animal Behaviour Q.1 Describe the growth of organism with non overlapping generation and comment upon stable age distribution. Q.2 Write detailed notes on: (i) Role of Predation in nature (ii) Intraspecific and Interspecific competition (iii) Population regulation Q.3 Write in detail on the effect of genetic and environmental components in the development of behavior. Q.4 Write detailed notes on: (i) Host- Parasite Relations (ii) Parental Core (iii) Circadian rhythms Q.1 Write detailed notes on: (i) Longevity and theories of ageing (ii) Life tables (iii) Parental investment and offspring Q.2 How do you differentiate between Habitat and Ecological niche? Discuss with examples. Q.3 Write detailed notes on: (i) Innate Behavior (ii) Hormonal control of behavior (iii) Communication Q.4 Write an essay on social behavior with special notes on different selection and social organization in insects.

4 Subject : Wild Life Conservation & Ecotoxicology Q -1 Write Essay wild-life conservation. Q z-2 What do you understand by population density? Describe the different Methods for determination of population density. Q z-3 Write short notes on toxicology & median lethal dose. Q 4 Describe the pesticides & their toxicological effects. Q -1 Describe the causes of extinction of wild animals in India. Q -2 Write short notes an population dynamics and population regulation. Q -3 Write a note on dose response relationship. Q z-4 Write essay heavy metal toxicity.

5 Subject : Insect Physiology Q.1 Give the detailed account of structure and functions of insect integument. Also write a note on mechanism of molting in insects. Q.2 Write detailed notes on: (i) (ii) (iii) Neuron-endocrine secretion in insects. Sound producing organs and mechanism of sound production. Chemoreceptor. Q.3 Describe light producing organs and its significance. Q.4 Write detailed notes on: (i) (ii) (iii) Vitellogenesis Parthenogenesis Metamorphosis in insects Q.1 Describe the mode of respiration in aquatic and parasitic insects. Q.2 Describe the structure of compound eye of an insect and theory of mosaic vision. Explain the formation of apposition and superposition images. Q.3 Write detailed notes on: (i) (ii) (iii) Pheromones Diapauses in insects Insect behavior Q.4 Describe the male and female reproductive organs in insects.

6 Subject : Microbial Ecology and Biology of Parasitism Q.1 Describe the role of Microorganism? Q.2 Explain the application of Microorganism in Biotechnology? Q.3 Write the role of Microorganism in the formation of Different Soils? Q.4 Give the Detail account for the purity of water and its analysis in relation with Microorganism? Q.5 Describe about Sewage waste Water Treatment? Q.1 What is the role of Microbes in Biogeochemical cycle? Q.2 Write in detail about Host-Parasite relationship? Q.3 Give the Classification of Parasite? Q.4 What is parasitic adaptation? Give detailed account? Q.5 Give brief account of prophylaxis and treatment of platy helminthes parasites with reference to man?

7 Subject : Applied Entomology Q.1 Describe pathogenic and non pathogenic insects, their role in contaminating and causing water born diseases. Q.2 Describe biological control of insect pests. Q.3 Describe common insect pest with their life cycle. Q.4 Describe Apiculture. Q.5 Describe Insects pests- Management, Strategies and Tools. Q.1 Describe wood boring beetles, life history & their control. Q.2 Describe Insect Migration Population fluctuation and factors. Q.3 Describe Insects of medicinal and veterinary importance. Q.4 Describe Ecological factors affecting the population and development of insects. Q.5 Write short note: (i) Pests of stored food grains. (ii) Pests of citrus and Mango.

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