Terms and Definitions

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Terms and Definitions
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Population
A group of individuals of the same species in a habitat
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Community
Organisms of all species living in the same area
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Habitat
The place where an organism lives
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Niche
All the conditions and resources required for an organism to survive and reproduce
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Random Sampling
Sampling a population to eliminate bias
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Systematic Sampling
Regular samplng across an area
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Mark-Release-Recapture
Method of estimation population size in animals: (num in 1st sample x num in second sample)/marked animals in 2nd sample
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Abiotic factors
Non-living components in the environment
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Biotic factors
Living components in the environment
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Interspecific competition
Competition between organisms of different species
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Intrasepcific competiton
Competition between organisms of the same species
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Ecosystem
All the biotic and abiotic factors in an area
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A group of individuals of the same species in a habitat

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Organisms of all species living in the same area

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The place where an organism lives

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