Ecosystems and Sustainability 

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  • Ecosystems and Sustainability
    • Ecosystems
      • Habitat: The place where the organisms live
        • Abiotic Factors
        • Biotic Factors
      • Niche: The exact role of an organism in its environment
      • Population: All the members of a species in the same place at the same time who can breed with each other
      • Community: All the populations of different species who live in the same place at the same time and can interact.
      • Population
        • Population growth
          • Lag Phase
          • Growth Phase
          • Stationary Phase
          • Death Phase
          • Interspecific Competition
            • Predation/Prey
          • Intraspecific Competition
        • Predation/Prey
    • Energy Transfer
      • Measuring Efficiency of Energy Transfer
        • Pyramids of Biomass
          • Pyramids of energy
        • Pyramids of energy
        • Gross Primary Productivity
          • The rate which plants convert light energy into chemical energy
            • KJ/MJ per m2 per annum
          • KJ/MJ per m2 per annum
        • Net Primary Productivity
          • The rate of production of new biomass available for consumption by heterotrophs
          • NPP = GPP - R
            • The rate of production of new biomass available for consumption by heterotrophs
      • Manipulating Energy Transfer
        • Improving Primary Productivity
          • Greenhouses
          • Pesticides
          • Disease Resistant Strains of Crops
          • Increased light intensity and longer hours of sunlight
          • Less competition
        • Improving Secondary Productivity
          • Antibiotics
          • Restricted movement
          • High temperatures
          • Selective breeding to produce breeds with faster growth rates
    • Succession
      • Gradual change in a community over time resulting in a climax community
      • Primary Succession
        • Studying succession
          • Belt Transect
          • Quadrat
          • Tape Measure
          • Percentage cover
          • Percentage frequency
      • Secondary succession
        • Primary Succession
          • Studying succession
            • Belt Transect
            • Quadrat
            • Tape Measure
            • Percentage cover
            • Percentage frequency
    • The Nitrogen Cycle
      • Biological Nitrification
        • Rhizobium
          • Legumes
            • Biological Nitrification
              • Rhizobium
                • Legumes
                  • Leghaemoglobin
                    • Nitrogen Reductase
                      • N2 + 6H --> 2NH3+
                • Nitrogen Reductase
                  • N2 + 6H --> 2NH3+
                • Mutualistic Relationship
                • Nitrification
                  • Chemoautotrophs
                    • Nitrosomonas
                    • Nitrobacter
                      • Nitrosomonas
                    • Free living in the soil
                  • Decomposition/Putrefaction
              • Leghaemoglobin
              • Mutualistic Relationship
              • Nitrification
                • Chemoautotrophs
                  • Nitrobacter
                    • Free living in the soil
                  • Decomposition/Putrefaction
              • Denitrification
          • Conservation
            • Coppicing
              • Biodiversity
            • Pollarding
              • Light Intensity
                • Biodiversity
                • Coppicing
              • Rotational Coppicing
              • Standards
                • Economics
              • Clear Felling
                • Soil Erosion

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