Answer the following questions.
(i) Which are the two factors on which the growth of vegetation
(ii) Which are the three broad categories of natural vegetation?
(iii) Name the two hardwood trees commonly found in tropical
(iv) In which part of the world are tropical deciduous
(v) In which climatic conditions are citrus fruits
(vi) Mention the uses of coniferous forest.
(vii) In which part of the world is seasonal grassland found?
(i) Temperature and moisture are the
two factors on which the growth of vegetation mostly
(ii) The three broad categories of
natural vegetation are forests, grasslands and shrubs.
(iii) Rosewood and ebony are hardwood
trees commonly found in tropical evergreen forests.
(iv) Tropical deciduous forests are
monsoon forests found in large parts of India, Northern Australia
and Central America.
(v) Citrus fruits are cultivated in
Mediterranean climate, i.e., regions experiencing hot, dry
summers and mild, rainy winters.
(vi) Coniferous forests are home to
softwood trees. The woods of these trees are used for making
pulp, which is used for manufacturing paper and newsprint. Match
boxes and packing boxes are also made from softwood.
(vii) Seasonal grasslands or temperate
grasslands are found in the mid-latitudinal zones and in the
interior parts of continents.
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