People studying invasive species try to predict where invasive species will occupy next

People studying - that restrict the ability of the invasive species to survive and reproduce(E All of the above Answer(F All of the above Helpful

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People studying invasive species try to predict where invasive species will occupy next. Imagine you were an ecologist and had to determine what factors will help predict where an invasive species will strike next. Which of these factor(s) would have to be considered to predict the future distribution of the invasive species? (A)Interactions between the invasive species and the environment in terms of abiotic factors (B) How the invasive species adapted to their original environment over the time frame of many generations. (C) Successful reproductive habits in the new area of the invasive species (D)Negative interaction with predators, competitors, parasites, and food availability
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Unformatted text preview: that restrict the ability of the invasive species to survive and reproduce (E) All of the above Answer: (F) All of the above. Helpful hints on how to answer this question: If I saw this question on the exam I would try to imagine myself as the ecologist that has to answer this question in a real life setting. I would think about the mystery organisms that we have studied in class and think about WHY certain species are found in places and not found in others. This question also results to most of the moodle questions we have had in terms of recognizing abiotic and biotic factors as well as the importance of selective agents in the evolution of the species....
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course BIO 152 taught by Professor Doyle during the Fall '08 term at Wisconsin.

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