. State the merits of Whittaker s method of classification

Best Answer


Following are the merits of Whittaker's method of classification:

  • It is a highly segregated system.
  • It categorizes unicellular and multicellular separately. Example: Prokaryotes are unicellular organisms placed under Kingdom Monera.
  • On the basis of nutrition both, Autotrophic and Heterophic are placed in separate groups. 

Final Answer:

Hence, the merits of Whittaker's method of classification is largely that it is a highly categorized system compared to any other system.

It segregates organisms on the basis of cellularity, mode of nutrition, etc.

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