Chapter 7 (Kingdom Protoctista or Protista) F.Sc 1st Year Short Questions

What are green algae?

Green algae have pigments, energy reserve products, and cell walls that are identical to those of plants.

How do protists flagellum evespot differ from plants and animals?

Protists do not develop from a blastula or an embryo.

Differentiate between foraminiferans and actinopods.

Tests of foraminifera are made of calcium where as those of actinopods are made of silica.

What are characteristics of fungus-like Protists?

Many of fungus-like protists have centrioles. They produce cellulose as a ..major component of their cell walls. Two major groups of fungus-like protists are

  • Slime molds
  • Water molds (oomycotes)

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