what is five kindom classification ? explain in detail with the help of a diagram .

In 1969, Robert Whittaker classified all organisms present on Earth into five major groups called kingdoms. This is known as the five kingdom classification.

Here is a branch diagram that shows how Whittaker used the fundamental characteristics of nature of cell, cellularity and mode of nutrition for classifying different life forms into the five kingdoms.

You will be studying this in detail in your higher grades.

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