Nov30_Biotic - Defineandcontrastpopulationsandcommunities

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Define  and contrast populations and communities Define  the four general classes of biotic interactions (competition, consumption, mutualism  and commensalism) Characterize  the four general classes of biotic interactions by their effect on the fitnesses of  the participants Identify  the type of biotic interaction given an example Differentiate  intraspecific competition from interspecific competition Define  niche, fundamental niche and realized niche Use  the concepts of competition and fitness to  differentiate  fundamental niche and realized  niche Predict  the realized niche size of the four general classes of biotic interactions on populations  given information about their fundamental sizes Explain  why parasitism, commensalism and mutualism can be considered a continuum Define  the terms  b d, r  and  K Relate  the terms  b d and  to change in population size Relate  fitness consequences of biotic interactions to rates of population growth ( b d r , and  K )
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Illinois Biological Society General Meeting Tuesday, Dec. 1st, 7:00 PM 217 Noyes Lab Guest Speaker Mary Kelm will talk about the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at U of I and many career opportunities. Come meet other students interested in biology and learn about a different career field!
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Announcements Grades have been updated please check  NOW  to ensure they are accurate Final Exam  will be cumulative logistical info posted on website later today
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