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Biodiversity  is the sum total of all living things
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Using a Hierarchial Approach  to Examine Biodiversity…. .
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mage of Linnean Classification System from Wikipedia Biodiversity exists at each taxonomic levels (hierarchy)
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For example: Biodiversity exists at the Kingdom  level: One Domain/Four kingdoms
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Image from Getty Images of display illustrating phenotypic diversity at the Nat’l. Mus. of Anthro., Biodiversity exists at the species level: I ntraspecific diversity
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Biodiversity exists at each level of biological organization (hierarchy)
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Biodiversity at each level of organization
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Biodiversity can be  monitored by looking  at  indicators  at  hierarchial levels
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Genetic Level Indicators of Biodiversity Composition Allelic diversity Structure Heterozygosity Function Rate of genetic exchange  between populations
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Species Level Indicators of Biodiversity Composition Abundance Structure Age Distribution Function Fertility
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This note was uploaded on 07/07/2011 for the course BIOL 4015 taught by Professor Prowell during the Summer '08 term at LSU.

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