symbiosis

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What is symbiosis? What are the different kinds of symbiosis? Examples AGENDA
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What is symbiosis? What it means: Two organisms that live together Temporarily or for a longer time Literal definition: the act of living together
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What are the different kinds of symbiosis? Mutualism Parasitism Commensalism both organisms benefit one organism benefits one organism benefits one organism is unaffected one organism is harmed
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Parasitism: one benefits, one is Example 1: Acacia plant with ant galls Ants lay eggs on acacia tree Acacia covers the infected area with brown flesh (gall)
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Mutualism: both benefit Example 2: Moray Eel with Cleaner Fish Moray Eel gets a clean mouth Cleaner Fish gets a meal
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Commensalism: one benefits, one is unaffected Example 3: Cattle with cattle
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Unformatted text preview: egrets Cattle stir up insects as they eat grass Egrets hang around and eat insects Commensalism: one Example 4: Clown fish with anemone Clown fish gets protection Anemone is unaffected Mutualism: both benefit Example 5: Antelope with Oxbird Antelop e gets rid of parasite s Oxbird gets a meal Parasitism: one benefits, one is Example 6: Taenia worm in human eye Worm infects human blood stream Human may go blind This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This is a completely free site and requires no registration. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching....
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course BIO 100 taught by Professor Robinson during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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