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Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Ecosystem dynamics

Ecosystem dynamics Those intrinsic ecological functions through which an ecosystem becomes self-regulating, self-sustaining,... Read More

Community (biology)

Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Heterotroph

Heterotroph Definition What is a heterotroph? Does a heterotroph make its own food? In biology and ecology, a heterotroph... Read More

Primary succession

Primary Succession Definition Primary succession is an ecological succession where a newly formed area is inhabited for the... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Interspecific competition

Interspecific Competition Definition In Biology, competition is defined as the process that occurs among species that have... Read More

Community Patterns

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

Population

Living organisms typically prefer to live, grow and survive in groups. Except for some species that prefer solitude - both... Read More

Density dependence

Definition noun (population ecology) An effect in which the intensity changes with the increasing population density, e.g.... Read More

Trophic dynamics

Definition noun The system of trophic levels describing the position that an organism occupies, as well as the sequence of... Read More

Kelp

The swaying and winding of kelp in the ocean currents has an entrancing, hypnotic quality that would be the envy of the... Read More

Mycoplankton

Definition noun The fungi or fungus-like component of plankton Supplement Plankton pertain to the small organisms that... Read More