Ecology et al post Winter 2009

Ecology et al post Winter 2009 - Ecology x Ecology : The...

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x Ecology : The Study of How Organisms Interact x Population : x Increase by : x Decrease by : x Per Capita : Individuals of a Single Species Human Population 596 5 Species Interactions ! Commensalism : Interaction that directly benefits one species but does not harm the other. Mutualism : Interaction that benefits both species involved. Interspecific Competition : Competition for the same resource; Neither species benefit, both species involved are placed at a disadvantage. Example : Example : Example : x 1). x 2). x 3). 5 Species Interactions : Continued Predation : One species (organism) uses another species (organism) as nutrients but does not reside directly in or upon the organism. Parasitism : One species (organism) uses the other species (organism) as a nutrient source and resides directly in or upon the organism. Example :
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