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Diversity, classification, and nomenclature of cultivated plants, weeds, microbes, and insect-pests
Centers of diversity of crops and wild genetic diversity
Learn introductory biotechnology and biodiversity with Braimy- B.Sc Agriculture
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  • Three main functional character of biodiversity includes:

a) Genetic biodiversity

b) Species biodiversity:

c) Ecosystem biodiversity:

A. Genetic Biodiversity:

  • Refers to variation of genes and or genomes within living organism.
  • If a species is to survive, it needs some genetic diversity.


B. Species biodiversity:

  • Species refers to a population of organism whose members are able to interbred freely under natural conditions.
  • Species diversity is used to describe the frequency and variety of species in the globe.

C. Ecosystem biodiversity:

  • Refers to the variety of habitats, biotic communities and their change in composition and structure over time and ecological processes in the biosphere.

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