Chapter 8 Essential Questions

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JP Seral November 13, 2007 APES 5 th Chapter 8 Essential Questions Ecotones: Wider and more diffuse transition zones between one community and another. Edge Effects: caused by differences in physical structures at boundaries and in ecotones. Exotic Species: Species that migrate or are deliberately or accidentally introduced into an ecosystem by humans. Indicator: serve as early warnings of damage to a community or an ecosystem Keystone: species whose role is much more important than their abundance suggests. Interspecific: competition among members of different species Intraspecific: competition among members of the same species Resource partitioning: response to competition for resources Symbiosis: various degrees of close relationship between organisms of different species. Parasitism: a phenomenon in which two organisms which are unrelated co- exist over a prolonged period of time. Mutualism: is a biological interaction between individuals of two different
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SCI 101 taught by Professor Camp during the Spring '08 term at Marquette.

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