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10 th ed emo g rap h ictran sitio n in clu d esad

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Unformatted text preview: g y " is d efin ed as: Th e stu d y o f th e relatio n sh ip s b etween all liv in g o rg an isms an d th eir en v io rmen ts Wh en mo re th an two memb ers o f th e same sp ecies liv e in th e same p lace at th e same time, th ey co n stitu te: A p o p u latio n th e n u mb er o f in d iv id u als th at can b e su p p o rted in a g iv en h ab itat is th e: Carry in g cap acity Wh ich o f th e fo llo win g is NOT an ex amp le o f a d en sity ­ d ep en d en t limitin g facto r th at will in flu en ce carry in g cap acity ? Flo o d in g A k ey facto r in d etermin in g th e lo n g ev ity o f an o rg an ism is: its ag e at rep ro d u ctio n & th e h azard s th at an o rg an ism is su b jected to o n a d aily b asis an eco sy stem co n sists o f all o f th e liv in g an d n o n liv in g th in g s fu n ctio n in g to g eth er in an area Th e term b io ta refers to all liv in g sp ecies o f all k in d s Wh ich o f th e fo llo win g is an ex amp le o f an ab io tic facto r? mean an n u al rain fall in an eco sy stem Wh ich o f th e fo llo win g o rg an isms wo u ld o ccu p y a h ig h tro p h ic lev el (i.e. lev el in fo o d ch ain ) sp id er Omn iv o res may ex ist at an y tro p h ic lev el "fo o d ch ain s are an accu rate rep resen tatio n o f en erg y flo w th ro u g h an eco sy stem" th is statemen t is: tru e; h o wev er th ey d o n o t rep resen t th e amo u n t o f en erg y flo werin g th ro u g h an eco sy stem Ro u g h ly h o w mu ch en erg y in a tro p h ic lev el is av ailab le to th e n ex t tro p h ic lev el? 10% Th e d emo g rap h ic tran sitio n : in clu d es a d ecrease in th e b irth rate fo llo wed b y a d ecrease in th e d eath rate as a p o p u latio n b eco mes in d u strialized . Wh ich facto r wo u ld MOST LIKELY in flu en ce an en v iro n men ts carry in g cap acity fo r field mice? fo o d su p p ly ? Th e "fu n d amen tal n ich e" o f an o rg an ism is d efin ed as: th e ran g e o f en v iro n men tal co n d itio n s u n d er wh ich th e o rg an ism can su rv iv e an d re p ro d u c e Th e p h en o men o n in wh ich sp ecies th at liv e to g eth er in th e same en v iro n men t ten d to d iv erg e in th o se ch aracters th at o v erlap is...
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