Consider the following statements about Taiga biome:

  1. The taiga is the largest land biome
  2. Annual precipitation averages 40 to 100 centimeters
  3. Evergreen trees with needle-like leaves are the most common type of vegetation found in the taiga

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

All of the above statements are correct
Taiga is also known as Boreal Forest. Taiga is earth’s largest terrestrial biome, covering 29% of World’s Forest cover and is characterized by coniferous forests. Taiga accounts for lowest annual average temperatures after the tundra and permanent ice caps. 

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