BIO1003: (1) An Introduction

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The rapid diversification of organisms from a single species.
adaptive radiation
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When organisms which are not related develop similar traits as a result of their habitat.
Convergent evolution
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The study of organisms, interrelationships and the environment.
ecology
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A Phase 1 ecological survey maps and colour coordinates the type of what in an area?
vegetation
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A graph showing how a species responds to a certain factor is known as a ....
response curve
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The 'mark and recapture' technique is used for what index?
Lincoln
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The 'mark and recapture' technique assumes no births, deaths or ...
migration
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A group of successfully interbreeding individuals.
Population
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A metapopulation is a population which occurs in a ..... habitat.
fragmented
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Migration can increase this, leading to more genetically diverse communities.
gene flow
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A species is an interbreeding population that is reproductively ..... from other offspring.
isolated
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When populations comprise individuals at equal intervals apart, it has .... formation.
uniform
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With randomly distributed organisms, there is .... interaction between them.
neutral
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Density x area.
Organism abundance
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As trophic level increases, biomass and ... decrease.
energy
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A change in allele frequency of a population, and therefore phenotypic trait, which can lead to speciation over a long time.
evolution
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A type of pressure which affects which organisms will or will not pass on their genes.
selection
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The neolithic revolution describes the time when hunter gatherers developed an .... society.
agrarian
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When organisms which are not related develop similar traits as a result of their habitat.

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