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problem_set_1_f07 - Problem Set 1 Biocore 301, Fall 2007 15...

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Problem Set 1 Biocore 301, Fall 2007 15 Points, Due in Lecture September 21 1. For each of the following, name a Biome or a natural Wisconsin community in which each of the following might have evolved. Begin your answer by describing your problem solving approach, and stating any assumptions you are making. Next, answer the questions, and explain (justify) your answer. Approach Assumptions Biome or Community Explanation Non-Migratory Animal with a diet restricted to fresh fleshy fruit Tree with thick, fire- resistant bark Brood parasitism – laying eggs in the nest of another species
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2. Which of the following species is most likely to become a weed? Species with a broad range of tolerance Species with a narrow range of tolerance State your approach to this question Assumptions Explanation 3. Define or Describe and then Link (Explain the relationship between): each of the following pairs of terms: A. Descent with Modification and Homology Definitions/Descriptions Descent with Modification Homology Relationship
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B. Tension Zone and Evolutionary Adaptations
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course BIOCORE 301 taught by Professor Howell during the Fall '07 term at Wisconsin.

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