L15_15_Biodiversity

L15_15_Biodiversity

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Unformatted text preview: Organism Species 1 Species 2 Species 3 Species 4 Species 5 Food resource early season unripe bananas ripe bananas late season roJen bananas day;me feeding nigh;me feeding Niche par;;oning based on ;me Organism Species 1 Species 2 Species 3 Species 4 Species 5 Food resource bananas in the deep forest bananas on steep hill slopes bananas at the edges of forests bananas on islands bananas where panthers live Niche par;;oning based on environment The take home message: Niche par;;oning leads to diversifica;on and biodiversity What else leads to high biodiversity? Stability hypothesis Organisms can thrive, evolve, and diversify in stable sebngs versus… Intermediate disturbance hypothesis Organisms need...
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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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