Metabolism  is the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of organisms. The three main purposes of metabolism are the conversion of food/fuel to energy to run cellular processes, the conversion of food/fuel to building blocks for proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, and some carbohydrates, and the elimination of nitrogenous wastes. These enzyme-catalyzed reactions allow … Read more

Current status of alternative sources of energy and their future prospects

Current status of alternative sources of energy Alternative energy is any energy source that is an alternative to fossil fuel. These alternatives are intended to address concerns about such fossil fuels, such as its high carbon dioxide emissions, an important factor in global warming. Marine energy, hydroelectric, wind, geothermal and solar power are all alternative … Read more


The leading economists of the country differ in their opinion about the socioeconomic and ecological consequences of the policy of liberalisation.Liberalization has led to several positive and negative effects on Indian economy and society. Some of the consequences of liberalisation have been briefly described here: 1. Increase in the Direct Foreign Investment: The policy of liberalisation … Read more

19.05.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH CM to launch ‘hum chhoo lenge aasman’ on may 21   State Government is going to start the ‘Hum chhoo lenge aasman’ for career guidance of the students. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will launch the scheme on May 21 at Model School Bhopal.   Under this scheme students who passing in Class … Read more

Soil: Physical, chemical and biological properties

Soil consists of rock and sediment that has been modified by physical and chemical interaction with organic material and rainwater, over time, to produce a substrate that can support the growth of plants.” Soils are an important natural resource.  They represent the  interface between the lithosphere and the biosphere – as soils provide nutrients for … Read more

Soil process and factors of soil formation

Soils develop as a result of the interplay of 5 factors; Parent material, climate, organisms, relief and time. Soil formation or soil genesis refers to changes of soil properties with time in one direction: the content of one component or mineral in a certain horizon decreases or increases‚ sedimentary layering disappears‚ etc. Mostly‚ such changes … Read more

Agro-ecology and its relevance to man

Agro-ecology and its relevance to man The term agroecology can be used in multiple ways, as a science, as a movement and as a practice. Broadly stated, it is the study of the role of agriculture in the world. Agroecology provides an interdisciplinary framework with which to study the activity of agriculture. In this framework, … Read more

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