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What is Lincoln Index?
Capture & recapture method to estimate Animal Population
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What assumptions must be made using the capture/ recapture method?
No death, immegration or emigration & marks given don't affect survival
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What is Zonation?
Gradual change in species distribution across a habitat
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What is an 'abiotic factor' & a 'biotic factor'?
Abiotic- physical, Biotic- Not physical
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Define 'Population' & 'Community'
Population- Number of individuals of a species in a defined area. Community- All populations that live in one habitat
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What is an Ecosystem?
Physical envrionment with particular set of conditions & organisms in it, which can support itself without any other influence
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Why is biodiversity low in an artifical ecosystem?
Because they are made for a specific purpose & Farmers don't want competition
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What is the word equation for Photosynthesis?
carbon Dioxide + Water -> Glucose + Oxygen
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What is the symbol eqaution for Photosynthesis?
6CO2 + 6H2O -> C6H12O6 + 6O2
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Name the four substances Glucose is converted to in Plants.
Starch, Cellulose, Amino Acids & Lipid Structure
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Why is Glucose converted into Starch?
Strach is an insoluble molecule which can be stored in cells.
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Why is Glucose Converted into Cellulose?
Cellulose is needed by the Plant for Cell Walls.
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Why do Glucose & Nitrates react to form Amino Acids?
Amino Acids form Proteins, which is needed for growth & repair & to make Enzymes
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Why is Glucose converted to Lipids?
Lipids are Fats/ Oils which is stored in seeds
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Why is Glucose not stored?
If it was, Cells would become very concentrated & water would easily move in, making the cell swell.
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