Practical Review

Practical Review - 1 Some Questions In your own words...

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2 Some Questions • In your own words, explain what is p i . Why are you adding up multiple values of p i ? • What does the H' value tell you? • When choosing areas to sample, why was it important to randomize? How did you randomize your sampling? • Describe the difference between a transect and a quadrat?
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3 Some Questions • Describe the difference between a heterotroph and an autotroph. Give an example of each. • Do plants need oxygen? Why or why not? • Do animals need to take in carbon dioxide? Why or why not? • What are the basic products of photosynthesis?
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Some More Questions • How do the light harvesting pigments aid in photosynthesis? • What are the three basic parts of a plant? What are the primary functions of each? • What would be an advantage and a disadvantage for a plant with a high surface area to volume ratio in their leaves? Even More Questions • Both plants and animals have vascular tissue. What is the vascular tissue in the plant? What is the vascular tissue in the animals? What are the basic functions of each? • What is the function of root hairs? Why might some plants not have root hairs (think about where they live)? And Even More Questions • What are some “behavioral” responses that plants have to gravity, light, or even touch? How might this increase a plant’s fitness? Is this an adaptation or acclimation? Can it be both? • What are some basic requirements necessary for both autotrophs and heterotrophs? What is the one item that an autotroph requires that a heterotroph does not (what do heterotrophs eliminate)? And Even More Questions • What structure(s) do plants use to acquire resources? What structure(s) do animals uses to acquire resources? • How do some digestive systems increase
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This note was uploaded on 07/29/2010 for the course BIS 2B taught by Professor Strong during the Summer '08 term at UC Davis.

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