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by: Connor Harvey

GeneralBiologyI BIOL103

Connor Harvey
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This 0 page Class Notes was uploaded by Connor Harvey on Sunday November 1, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to BIOL103 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 20 views. For similar materials see /class/233511/biol103-indiana-university-of-pennsylvania in Biology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.


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Date Created: 11/01/15
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F caudahmv Fleia ve ponuranan denslly Figure 3272 in names 04 Pavamecrum when mm m separaxe cunures awe and when gm lugclhw bevow mmaugn bath spews mm when grown mummy P caudslum canno WW when gmwn mm P surelia allev Gausu 19341 cvease m popuuwons M Mo 5 What is the ecological niche For niche theory according to Dr Seuss see httpnsm1nsmiupedurgendronSeussshtml Interspecific Competition has short and long term consequences 1 ShOIt term consequences A 0 Example ants amp rodents in the desert 0 2 Preferred seed sizes overlap 0 3 S a 0 c g a 3 mus Hypothesis quot 0 9 Prediction no 333932222222 oeou LampampFxr n V 29 e Seed sze Mm Experiment 17 4 Sim nfnuive seeds bmmxed by menslmg ants and vadcms um Pena Aruon him Brown 5 Danae 1977 B 39 Percem Observations like these led Ecologists to develop the 2 Longterm consequences Populations can evolve in ways that reduce competition Example Evolutionary change in beak size in two competing species of Galapagos nch Within each species beak size varies 9 individuals With small bills are better at eating small seeds and vice versa What happens when two similar species occupy the same island Frequency of birds Beak Size Community Ecology Predation Ecology use the term predator to refer to any animal that consumes other organisms What are the different types of predator 1 Predation can have short and longterm effects s on Biological Communities 1 Shortterm A What happens to species diversity in the intertidal community when the seastar is removed Why Why is the seastar called a keystone species 2 Longterm


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