With the help of
classification we can learn scientifically with less labour and time about the
plants and animals of the world.'
classification of an organism (plant/animal) and the identifying characters of
the taxa of that classification are known, we can easily get an idea about the
features of that particular organism.
can easily be marked and identified by comparative studies of the similar and
dissimilar characteristics. Harmful and beneficial organisms can be identified.
Through comparative studies, particularly of the
structural characteristics of any plant or animal, placing that organism under
a phylum, class, order, family; genus and species is the object of classification.
Species is the unit and lowermost taxonomic catego