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Unformatted text preview: Define biotic and abiotic components of an organism’s environment Relate the distribution of malaria to the biotic and abiotic determinants of its range Discuss the abioitic determinants of the geographic range and abundance of Anopheles List the general types of biotic interactions Malaria how can malaria be controlled? drugs… vaccines… insecticides availability of water resistance of mosquitoes to infection prevent predation on humans Malaria geographic distribution How does Plasmodium get from one place to another? What determines the geographic distribution of malaria ( Plasmodium )? Anopheles geographic distribution What determines the geographic distribution of malaria ( Anopheles )? Environment biotic vs. abiotic conditions Biotic – interactions within and between species Abiotic - Nonliving factors Nitrogen - N Phosphorus - P Precipitation/Water Sunlight/Temperature Distribution of...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2010 for the course IB 150 taught by Professor Caceres,c during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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