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Dispersal

Dispersal --> dispersion (Science: microscopy) The variation of refractive index with colour (or wave-length) of light.... Read More

Dispersal habitat

Dispersal habitat forest vegetation with at least 40% canopy closure and an average stand diameter of 11''. These stands are... Read More

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More

Turgor pressure

In biology, turgor pressure definition pertains to the pressure that is exerted by the fluid (e.g. water) against the cell... Read More

Bacterial metapopulations in nanofabricated landscapes

PHYSICAL SCIENCES / BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES / EVOLUTION Bacterial metapopulations in nanofabricated... Read More

Elaiosome

Definition noun, plural: elaiosomes A plant organelle that stores fat Supplement Elaiosome is an organelle that stores fat... Read More

Foundations of Biogeography: Classic Papers with Commentaries

Foundations of Biogeography: Classic Papers with Commentaries     ... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Community Patterns

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned what a population is, its attributes, and processes... Read More

Zoogeography

Definition noun A branch of biology that is primarily concerned about the geological distribution of... Read More

Facultative heterochromatin

Definition noun Heterochromatin that may lose its condensed state and becomes genetically active Supplement Heterochromatin... Read More

Genetic drift

Genetic Drift Definition What is genetic drift in simple terms? The simple definition of genetic drift ( also referred to... Read More

Mutualistic symbiosis

Definition noun A symbiotic relationship between individuals of different species in which both individuals benefit from... Read More

Mutualism

Mutualism Definition What is mutualism? In biology and ecology, a mutualism is a form of symbiosis that is characterized by... Read More

Active transport

Active transport is a type of cellular transport in which substances (e.g. ions, glucose, and amino acids) are transported... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

The Fifth Kingdom

The Fifth Kingdom    Author(s):  ... Read More

Seeds: Time Capsules of Life

Seeds: Time Capsules of Life     ... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition Assimilation in biology is referred to as the process in which the living organisms integrate the... Read More

Spore

Definition noun, plural: spores A dormant, reproductive cell formed by certain organisms. It is thick-walled and highly... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Wing

wing (Science: plant biology) A membranous expansion of a fruit or seed, which aids dispersal, a thin flange of tissue... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Mathematical Biology I by J.D. Murray

Mathematical Biology I        ... Read More