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ECOSYSTEMS
Ecosystem: A unit which includes all the living parts (e.g. plants & animals) and the non-living,
physical parts (e.g. soil and climate) in an area.


ORGANISMS OF AN ECOSYSTEM
PRODUCER ­ An organism which uses sunlight energy to produce food

CONSUMER ­ An organism which…

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LARGE SCALE ECOSYSTEMS [BIOMES]
TROPICAL RAINFOREST

LOCATION
Between tropics of Cancer and Capricorn: Central America, North-East Southern America (Amazon), Central Africa, South-East
Asia.

CLIMATE
Hot, wet, rain almost every day, limited seasonal variation

SOIL
Low levels of nutrients in soil, all stored in the vegetation. When…

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VEGETATION STRUCTURE
Plant growth is sparse due to lack of rainfall. Only very robust plants such as cacti and thorn bushes can grow, as they have
adapted.

PLANT ADAPTATIONS
Extremely long plant roots in order to reach the deep water supplies OR Widespread roots near the…

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