OCR F215: Populations and Sustainability

Candidates should be able to:

(a)

explain the significance of limiting factors in determining the final size of a population;

(b)

explain the meaning of the term carrying capacity;

(c)

describe predator–prey relationships and their possible effects on the population sizes of both the predator and the prey;

(d)

explain, with examples, the terms interspecific and intraspecific competition;

(e)

distinguish between the terms conservation and preservation (HSW6a, 6b);

(f)

explain how the management of an ecosystem can provide resources in a sustainable way, with reference to timber production in a temperate country;

(g)

explain that conservation is a dynamic process involving management and reclamation;

(h)

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Define carrying capacity?
the maximum population size that can be sustain in an area
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How are prey and predators linked within a predator-prey relationship graph?
the prey increases slighty after the predator
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Competiton between organisms of different species?
Interspecific competition
3 of 5
mamangement of the environment to maintain and increase biodiversity
Conservation
4 of 5
how can management of ecosystem not help?
ruins habitates
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How are prey and predators linked within a predator-prey relationship graph?

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the prey increases slighty after the predator

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Competiton between organisms of different species?

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mamangement of the environment to maintain and increase biodiversity

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how can management of ecosystem not help?

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Haywood Je-Bloughmee

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number 3 you are most definitely wrong good sir. however, for your admirable attempts at humorous answers i bequeath unto you 4 stars

catriona dimond

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question 3 is wrong

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