General Terms in Ecology DEFINITION FLASHCARDS

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Define : Ecology
The study of living organisms in their natural environment
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Define: Population
All of the same species found in the same ecosystem
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Define: Community
All the different populations living in a particular area
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Define: Environment
The surrondings of an organism made of abiotic and biotic factor
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Define: Species
Organisms that can breed together to produce fertile offspring
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Define: Abiotic Factors - Give an example
Physical factors that affect the environment - Day light; day length; light intensity; temperature
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Define: Biotic Factors - Give an example
Living organisms that affect the environment - Pollinators; disease
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Define: Habitat - Give an example
The specific place where an organism lives - Rainforest; jungle; field; pond
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Define: Ecosystem
The community of organisms that interact and depend on each other
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