Ecology

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What is an ecosystem?
An ecosystem is made up of all the interacting biotic and abiotic features in a specific area. An ecosystem has a flow of energy and cycles elements.
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What is a population?
A group of interbreeding organisms of one species in a habitat
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What is a habitat?
A place where a community of organisms live
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Define the term community
All the populations of different organisms living and interacting in a particular place at a particular time
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When does competition occur?
When their are two or more animals or plants competing for the same resource
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Define the term ecological niche
This describes how an organism fis into their environment. Including biotic and abitioc conditions required for an organism to survive, reproduce and maintain viable offspring
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What is a population?

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A group of interbreeding organisms of one species in a habitat

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What is a habitat?

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Define the term community

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When does competition occur?

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