1. Biologists are most likely to make the population viability analysis models more effective by
a. checking the validity of the models against field observations. b. choosing only small populations. c. using them only to predict the time to extinction of
1. Which of the following was not present in the smaller and mediumsized islands in Lago Guri?
a. Generalist herbivores b. Seed predators c. Invertebrates d. Top predators e. Both a and b
2. More than traditional natural resource management, ecosystem man
1. Which of the following statements regarding the conceptual limitations of a food web is true?
a. Food webs are static, and actual trophic interactions may change over time. b. Most food webs fail to account for mutualisms. c. Food webs often ignore the
1. The major problem with using cellulosic ethanol for biofuel is that
a. production of such ethanol would compete with production of food for humans. b. breaking down cellulose requires special enzymes, which are still being developed for use on a large
Some Study Hints / Suggestions:
In general, the goal is to make your learning more active and focused. Active learning is more similar to an exam, when you must respond to a question, complete a thought or a sentence, or eliminate choices. You don't learn
1. Chapter 15 Case Study: "Killer Algae!"
-Alga Caulerpa taxifolia found in cold Mediterranean waters, it's native to the warm Caribbean waters. -Spread more than 1 hectare in 5 years by way of the gears and anchors of fishing vessels. -Cold wa
Allee Effects population growth rate decreases as population density decreases; individuals have difficulty finding mates at low population densities. Metapopulations "a population of populations" spatially isolated populations that are linked by the di
What is the science of Ecology? Ecology is the scientific study of interactions between organisms and their environment.
o Public and professional ideas about ecology often differ.
Environmental science is an interdisciplinary field that incorporates con
1. B 2. A 3. A 4. E 5. C 6. D 7. A 8. B 9. A 10. E 11. A 12. B 13. B - Random Mating 14. E 15. C 16. D 17. D 18. C 19. B 20. D 21. 22. B 23. B 24. A 25. E Any of the above 26. A
27. B The genetic information is contained within the nucleus 28. C 29. D 30.
BOT 3800 Fall 2009 Final exam is on 12/11 Friday at 1 PM. Anyone arriving more than 5 minutes late after the start of the exam will be automatically marked absent and must go through the make up policies given in the syllabus. . . Review for Chapter 10 is
Chapter 6: Plantderived Beverages
Families to remember: Coffee Rubiaceae Tea Theaceae caffeine, theophylline, tannin, theol Chocolate & Kola Sterculiaceae Learn ALL beverages discussed in class and scientific names for the main ingredients used in coffee,
1. Ginger's useful part is the rhizome. 2. Mace's useful part is the aril. 3. Red Chilly's useful part is the fruit. 4. Cloves' useful part is the flower-bud. 5. Horseradish's useful part is the taproot. 6. Sativus=cultivated 7. Cardimom and Turmeric are
1. Hashish 2. Cocaine
Pure Resin Coca Leaves Cactus
3. Mescal Button 4. Bhang 5. Peace Pipes
Beverage Tobacco Free Base hashish an alkaloid
6. Pure Cocaine is:
7. Filling used in `hookah' is:
8. The psychoactive compound in peyote is: 9. P.A.D. from Sol
Chapter 10 Plant Narcotics and Poisons
Plant Narcotic any psychoactive drug that is dangerously addictive
Plant Narcotics affect the central nervous system; alter the interactions between nerve cells; and changes the person's mood and motor skills. Class
Chapter 9: Plants and Medicinal Value
Plants of Medicinal Value One in four of all the Rx drugs is likely to contain ingredients derived from plants. The connection between plants and health has existed for 1000s of years. Plants have contributed to about
Chapter 8: Flavor for our Food
Spices and herbs are aromatic plants. Rich in antioxidants help in digestion, remove extra sugar in blood Contain essential oils or volatile oils. Spices any part of plantoriginally from tropical places Herbs seed or dry le
Chapter 6: Beverages
Caffeinated Beverages -Caffiene is an alkaloid Benefits (in moderation) -Simulant, antioxidant -Improves cognitive function -Reduces colon cancer -Reduces risk of Parkinson's disease Risks (in overdoses) -dehydration -insomnia -may be