A2 Biol 4

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charlotte
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A2 Biol 4
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2014-09-05 15:56:11
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Biol
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Biology
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Biol 4
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  1. define Ecology
    study of interactions between organisms and environment

    • Pray, predator, herbivore, omnivore, carnivore,
    • decomposers, saprophytic (eat dead or decaying), host, parasite
  2. define Abiotic
    non-living factors      (light, temperature, humidity)
  3. Define Biotic
    living factors     (bacteria,virus)
  4. define Ecosystem
    where organisms are found
  5. define Species
    • a group of similar organisms that can
    • breed to produce fertile offspring
  6. Population
    • a group of organisms of the same
    • species living in the same area
  7. Community
    • all organisms of all species that live
    • in an area
  8. Biosphere
    the regions of the surface and atmosphere of the earth occupied by living organisms
  9. Niche
    • An organisms role within it ecosystem which includes its food sources + how its
    • adapted to its environment (physical + behaviours)
  10. Interspecific competition
    between members of two different species
  11. Intraspecific competition
    between members of the same species

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