(a) What is the significance of binomial nomenclature ? (b) Who introduced the system of scientific naming ? (c) Write any two conventions followed while writing the scientific names


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(a) The system of giving a scientific name to organisms in which the first name indicates the genus and the second indicates the species.
(b) Carolus Linnaeus.
© Any two conventions of the following :
(i) Name of genus begins with a capital letter.
(ii) Name of species begins with a small letter.
(iii) When printed the scientific name is given in italics.
(iv) When written by hand the genus name and the species name to be underlined separately.