Desert food web with decomposers

desert food web with decomposers

Food web in the desert Producer Cactus Cactus are desert plants, they grow in dry places. They have the ability to store water, which keeps them alive. It is protected by sharp spines or needles. As soon as the sun rises, this plant starts making sugars. These plants have succulent tissue, waxy skin and specialized … Read more

Hunter Gatherer Food Chain and Pastoral Farming

Hunter Gatherer Food Chain and Pastoral Farming

The Hunter-Gatherer Food Chain is associated with Pastoral farming, also known as ranching, grazing, or livestock farming. It aimed at livestock production rather than growing plants, crops, etc. Examples are Raising cows for beef, milk, etc, raising sheep for wool, Goats for mutton, etc. In a single farm, the livestock and crops are grown simultaneously, … Read more

Distribution of alluvial soil in India Upsc

Alluvial soil distribution in India

Distribution of alluvial soil in India Alluvial soil is distributed widely in the Northern Plains of India, also in eastern coastal plains in India such as the Mahanadi delta, Godavari delta, Krishna delta and Kaveri delta. In Northern Plains, it is found throughout the Indo-Gangetic plain and especially along with the lower courses of India’s … Read more

Niti Aayog notes for Tnpsc

Niti Aayog notes for Tnpsc

NITI AAYOG Niti Aayog is a policy think tank of the government of India. Niti Aayog’s full form is ‘National Institution for Transforming India, which replaced the Planning Commission. It is neither a constitutional body nor a statutory body. Niti Aayog decentralized the idea of making the entire planning process. The state governments are also … Read more

Depositional landforms of groundwater Upsc

Depositional landforms of groundwater A variety of depositional forms are developed within the limestone caves. The main chemical component in limestone is Calcium Carbonate. The groundwater may become saturated with Calcium bicarbonate. The Calcium bicarbonate is formed by a reaction between Carbonic acid which is present in the rainwater and the calcium carbonate present in … Read more

Erosional landforms of groundwater Upsc and features created by it

This article focuses on the work of the Erosional landforms of groundwater. If the rocks are permeable, thinly bedded, high jointed and cracked, then the water percolates well into it. After the water goes down to some depth vertically, the water under the ground flows horizontally within the bedding places, joints or within the materials … Read more

Depositional landforms of river Upsc

Depositional landforms of river The depositional landforms that formed the running waters of the river are: Alluvial Fans, Deltas, Floodplains, Natural Levees, and Point Bars, Meanders, Braided Channels The main work of the river is deposition, bed building, by which it forms the flood plains. When there is a large water flow such as floods, … Read more

Erosional landforms of River Upsc

canyons for the river erosion on the bedded sedimentary rocks

The erosional landforms of the river are River Valley Formation, Potholes and Plunge Pools, Incised or Entrenched Meanders, River Terraces, etc. Valleys The valley begins as small and narrow rills. The rills then slowly develop into long and wide gullies. Then the gullies get deepened, widened, and rise on becoming valleys. Based on the dimensions … Read more

Depositional landform of Wind Upsc

Depositional landform of Wind Upsc

Plain formed by Wind Deposition The two features that are formed by wind deposition are Sand dunes and loess deposits. The dunes are also called Aeolian Landforms. The wind is a good sorting agent. Based on the velocity of the wind, varying sizes of grains are moved along the floor by saltation, or by rolling, … Read more

* * All the Notes in this blog, are referred from Tamil Nadu State Board Books and Samacheer Kalvi Books. Kindly check with the original Tamil Nadu state board books and Ncert Books.