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1 paragraph on abiotic factors in grasslands & 1 paragraph on biotic factors in grasslands. 
please write 1 paragraph about abiotic factors in grasslands and also please write 1 paragraph about biotic factors in grasslands..... (: …

How is the human population ecology different than population ecology of other organisms? 
Humans can deliberately regulate their fertility. Human populations are not limited by natural resources. The nutritional requirements of humans are …

How many trophic levels human beings function at in a food chain? 
How many trophic levels human beings function at in a food chain? Study Food Chain .

Has the Spirit Lake ecosystem reached its climax community? Explain your answer. 
Struggling with biology homework any help would be great!

In which biome do the evaporation rates exceed the precipitation rates? 
desert tropical jungle grassland hardwood forest

In the corn-humans food chain, how does the amount of energy in the corn compare with the amount of energy consumed by the human beings? 
In the corn-humans food chain, how does the amount of energy in the corn compare with the amount of energy consumed by the human beings?

What happens after a first level consumer eats a producer? 
Come the second level that eat a first level and use only the 10 percent of energy of the consumers.

What is a keystone species? 
A) the largest species in a community. B) the most numerous species in a community. C) the least numerous species in a community. D) a species on which …

A chemical that harms only prokaryotic cells would affect a... 
Bacteria? Animals? Fungi? Plants? Click on post comments to answer.

Why should biodiversity be conserved? 
Click on post comments to answer.

Define ecosystem and describe its components. 
Ecosystem refers to as the assemblage of plants, animala and microbial species living together in one place interacting to each other as well as their …

Which of these most accurately describes a single population? 
1 all the people in a classroom 2 two rabbits in a field 3 all housecats in montana 4 all the oak trees in a park

How do humans effect succesion? 
Read Reproductive System .

Why do the numbers of individuals decrease as you move up in trophic level? 
I was thinking because there's less resources or energy, but I'm not sure. Read Food Chain .

What is secondary ecological succession? 
Study Ecological Succession .

In a paticular food chain,is it possible to have more than one food chain 
In my personal biology concept, food chain does not have more than one food chain, it's a linear chain. Read Food Chain .

What is typical animmals in a savanah  
lions tigers mere-cats and chinchillas Study Biomes .

What are the four energy foods that we eat? 
Are these carbohydrates, fats, proteins etc or something else like dishes because it said so in the question ''food'' what do you mean by that? Study …

Give three reasons why an ecosystem will become a less hostile environment through succession. 
For example soil forms, nutrients are more plentiful and plants provide shelter from the wind. Read Ecological Succession .

is the water cycle included into the biogeochemical cycles? What's the reason? 
What is the reason if the answer is yes either no? Study The Water Cycle .

How and why environment change? 
Study Environmental Issues .

What step in the food chain does the organism belong? 
Sorry but your question misses some information. Post again.

How can we save our earth? 
Study Environmental Issues .

What is the role of pioneer organisms in the successional process? 
I think this means that they will always have an important role or something really don't know at all.

What type of population growth shows rising, slowing and falling due to biotic and abiotic factors? 
Click on post comments to answer. Read our review pages on Ecology.

What is predation? 
Is where one organism hunts and eats other organism.

What would happen in the ecosystem if an unknown disease killed off all the primary consumers? 
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Describe the ecological succession on a bare rock. 
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If there is a rise in producers, there will be a rise in herbivores, but does that mean more energy transferred or less? 
If there is a rise in producers, there will be a rise in herbivores, but does that mean more energy transferred or less?

How are food chains realistic? 
reasons as to why food chains are realistic

What is a biome? 
a large region of land that shares similar characteristics related to communities of organisms, resources, and climate how organisms, resources, …

What are the economic factors of the decline in fauna? 
These are hunting, trade and poverty.

How biotic factors affects the demographic population? 
We know that biotic and abiotic factors greatly affect the population. In which sense these factors affect the demography of a population?

What are the specific stages of ecological succession? 
Are there stages 1, 2, 3 or are the stages just specific to the environment?

Why is space junk so important? 
How does all this efect the environment?

As ecological succession progresses, what happens to species diversity? 
As ecological succession progresses, what happens to species diversity?

What are four major ecological issues? 
what are the 4 major ecological issues

What are the stages of ecological succession? 
I know there is primary and secondary succession, I just need to know the stages of ecological succession.

Why do birds lay less number of eggs? 
Why do birds lay less number of eggs?

What are the stages of primary succession? 
Stage one: Soil Formation Stage two: Pioneer Plants Stage three: intermediate community: Stage four: Climax community Stage five: Last Stage

What are the effects of ecological succession? 
What are the effects of ecological succession?

Describe water as a abiotic factor of the biome tropical rain forest. 
Water is an abiotic factor of the biome tropical rain forest please describe.

How does interaction in the environment affect changes in population? 
The clearing of trees to make way for homes and people affects the climate.

How much area must be open when a tree is 40 feet dia and above 150 years old ? 
I would like to know about the answer because i want to save a tree. Pls, rewrite your question since its is not clear enough.

Terrestrial biomes are determined by? 
terrestrial biomes are determined by?

What would happen if all the trees in the water biome were cut down? 
Most of the animals wouldn't get the oxygen that they need to get, and they would get less food; but what the animals might do is, they might move, try …

What is the energy transformation that maple gives a bear? 
Energy transformation from maple trees to bears. Click on post comments to answer.

How does environment changes? 
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What is the importance of the water cycle? 
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What absorbs about 95% of the available sunlight? 
Benthic zone? Click on post comments to answer.

What is used to produce biofuels? 
What is used to produce biofuels? Click on post comments to answer.

When real-world populations of plants and animals are analyzed, why do they most often have the logistic growth curve? 
This is a high school question referring to ecosystems and the plants and animals in them. Click on post comments to answer.

What is ecology? 
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What are the ways to conserve biodiversity? 
1. Planting trees 2. Marine and animal conservation 3. Restoration of coral reefs Click on post comments to answer.

What are the components of ecosystem? 
It includes: producers, consumers, decomposers, climatic factors, organic and inorganic substances. Click on post comments to answer.

Why are big, fierce carnivores rare? 
a.energy flows and dissipates b.energy is stored in living systems c.nutrients are cycled d.nutrients flow

Explain food decay. 
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What are some biodiversity hot spots in the world? 
Explain biodiversity hot spots. Click on post comments to answers.

What are the factors that affect population growth in a particular community ? 
Are they lack of employment opportunity, birth control, religious practices, crime, etc. ?

In measuring of rate of grasshoppers what is the use of flake b in the diagram? 
A set up used to measure the rate of respiration of grasshoppers? Click on post comments to answer.

What would happen in an ecosystem without decomposers?  
Producers would increase. Plant growth would increase. Consumers would increase. Plant growth would decrease.

Why is there a threat to biodiversity? 
Reasons for why there is a threat to biodiversity.

Why are teenagers so rebellious? 
Teenagers, me being one of them, are very rebellious those days. I'd like to know why, I can't seem to find any good answers, I'd rather have a bio answer. …

What to understand by the fact that the flow of energy in a food chain is unidirectional? 
What do u understand by the fact that flow of energy in a food chain is unidirectional?

How can managing succession help to conserve habitats?  
Give two examples and explain how succession is used.

What are some facts about the ecosystem in which camels live? 
What are some facts about the camel ecosystem?

What are organisms that can make their own food called? 
Organisms that can make their own food are called?

Since the effects of starvation and disease increase as the density of a population increases, these are what kind of factors? 
Since the effects of starvation and disease increase as the density of a population increases, these are what kind of factors?

What biodiversity relates with? 
Biodiversity relates with our day to day life.

What is the process of release of carbon dioxide and other gases into the atmosphere through vents in Earth's crust?  
What is the process of release of carbon dioxide and other gases into the atmosphere through vents in Earth's crust?

What are the factors affecting population growth? 
What are factor affecting population growth ?

What are the reasons why humans generally have the greatest impact on ecosystems? 
Humans create useful resources such as paper (they cut down the trees), wheat (they collect it and cook it.) And that is all! :D

What is the correct sequence for levels of biological organization? 
population- community- ecosystem- biosphere

How to calculate species diversity? 
By using shannon winnier index of diversity?



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