Study Guide. King, Biodiversity #1

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Part of STUDY GUIDE FOR EXAM 1 (and comprehensive final): BIODIVERSITY Biodiversity -Organismal diversity Ecological footprint -The # of acres that it takes to support an individual in their lifestyle Hyperconsumerism -Very high consumption of resources Urban Sprawl -homes farther from work, more roads being built Prokaryote vs. Eukaryote Prokaryote: DNA NOT in nucleus, includes Kingdom Monera, Domains Bacteria and Archaea. Eukaryotes: DNA in nucleus, includes Kingdoms Protista, Plantae, Fungi, and Animalia, Domain Eukarya. Unicellular vs. Multicellular Unicellular: single cell, includes Monera, and usually Protista Multicellular: Multiple cell, includes Plantae, Fungi, and Animalia Binomial Nomenclature -2 name naming system, unique scientific name for each species, = Genus + specific epithet, it is written by having the Genus Upper case and the epithet lower case and the whole thing underlined. Autotrophic vs. Heterotrophic Autotrophic: Energy is self produced, example Plantea. Heterotrophic: Energy from other organisms, either by absorption or ingestion Absorption vs. Ingestion Absorption: digest outside body, absorb, example is Fungi Ingestion: eat whole/pieces, ingest, example is Animalia
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Population -individuals of the same species living in a given area, this is the smallest unit that can evolve; indivuals can NOT evolve. Species
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course BIOS 205 & 209 taught by Professor B.king&gasser during the Spring '08 term at Northern Illinois University.

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