L15_15_Biodiversity

This cant go on forever organism species 3 food

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Unformatted text preview: er species to the point of ex;nc;on). Organism Species 1 Species 2 Species 3 Species 4 Species 5 Food resource Bananas Bananas Bananas Bananas Bananas All five species occupy the same niche. This can’t go on forever. Organism Species 3 Food resource Bananas This is a lot like economics! Organism Species 1 Species 2 Species 3 Species 4 Species 5 Food resource Figs Nuts Bananas Pineapples Dates Niche par;;oning based on different plant food types But does each plant type only support one consumer species? Organism Species 1 Species 2 Species 3 Species 4 Species 5 Food resource Banana leaves Bananas (flesh) Bananas (leaves) Bananas (wood) Bananas (eat animals that eat bananas) Niche par;;oning based on different parts of plants Organism Species 1 Species 2 Species 3 Species 4 Species 5 Food resource High leaves Intermediate Leaves Low leaves Decomposing leaves (liJer) Soil organic maJer (highly decomposed) Niche par;;oning based on physical accessibility...
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This document was uploaded on 03/26/2014 for the course GEC AS.270.103 at Johns Hopkins.

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