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Unformatted text preview: f) Algae f.i) Photosynthetic organisms in aquatic, marine and terrestrial systems f.ii)Range from single celled to complex, multi-cellular organisms f.iii) Responsible for deadly aquatic and marine algal blooms (red tide) g) Viruses g.i)Protein-wrapped DNA or RNA; inert outside cell g.ii) Polio, rabies, Ebola, pneumonia, and host of others (many transmitted via insects) g.iii) Major target of human vaccines h) Scorpions h.i)Venomous arthropods; many habitats; >1300 species h.ii) Chelicerae, pedipalps (pincers), 12-13 abdomens h.iii) Akin to spiders i) Slugs i.i) Land snails without shells i.ii)2 pair of tentacles (one for sight, one for smell) i.iii) Hermaphroditic i.iv) Some herbivores, others predators i.v)Can be agricultural pests j) Whip scorpions j.i) Secrete vinegar j.ii)Local in Gville 2) In some areas of the world, 40 % of their protein comes from insects Lecture 1...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course ENY 1001 taught by Professor Barfield during the Fall '11 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '11