Producers_and_Consumers

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Producers and Consumers How many trophic levels are there?
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Chemical Cycling and Energy Flow Energy flows! Chemicals cycle!
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Primary Productivity-Creates a Limit primary productivity: rate at which producers in an ecosystem build biomass
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Trophic efficiency What percentage is actually used for growth (new biomass)? What is trophic efficiency
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Trophic efficiency 1/10 th rule Only about 1/10 th tropic efficiency
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Biomass Pyramids
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Unformatted text preview: biomass pyramid: diagram representing the biomass in each trophic level of an ecosystem Chemical cycles-Carbon Cycle Chemical cycles-Nitrogen cycle nitrogen fixation: process by which certain bacteria convert nitrogen gas to ammonia nitrification: process by which certain bacteria convert ammonium to nitrates Chemical Cycle – Water cycle • transpiration: evaporation of water from a plant's leaves...
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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