What are the characteristics of kingdom Monera?

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What are the characteristics of kingdom Monera?

Answer:
Following are the characteristics of kingdom Monera:

  • The organisms do not possess a clearly defined nucleus, i.e., the nucleus is not enclosed by a nuclear membrane.
  • Cell organelles are also not covered with a membrane.
  • Organisms are unicellular, microscopic prokaryotes living in moist conditions.
  • Cell wall may or may not be present.
  • The mode of nutrition may be autotrophic or heterotrophic.
  • Reproduction is primarily asexual by binary fission or budding.