A detection function is most likely to be used in
Davidson and Andrewartha's studies of thrips (Thrips imaginis)
annual fluctuations in population size could be predicted based on rainfall and
According to th
1. In a desert ecosystem, plants capture 120 units per day of
solar energy, and they use up 70 units per day in
respiration. Animals consume about 30 units per day of the
plants. The NPP of this system is _ units per day.
2. Which of the followi
A community of plants contains three species. On a collecting
trip, you find that 80 plants are species A, 60 are species B, and
60 are species C. Based on this sample, what is the Shannon
index of the plant community?
[0.4 (ln 0.4) + 0.6 (ln 0.3) + 0.6 (