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Population Ecology

Competition to struggle for resources
Community many populations living in the same area
Niche organism's role
Carrying Capacity total number of organisms that an area can provide for support
Symbiosis relationship between species where 1 of the organisms benefits (three types: Mutualism, Parasitism, commensalism)
Cooperation to work together
Hosts organism that the parasite lives on or in (example: dog)
Parasite organism that lives on host and benefits (example: tick)
Limiting Factor resource that stops population growth
Territorial to defend ones area
Commensalism relationship where one organism benefits and the other is neither helped nor harmed (it doesn't care)
Ecosystem living and non-living parts of the environment
Mutualism relationships where both organisms benefit
Population more than one of the same organisms in an area
Social hierarchy levels of power in a group, like the alpha male in a wolf pack
Abiotic Nonliving: The abiotic factors of the environment include light, temperature, and atmospheric gases.
Predation where a predator (an organism that is hunting) feeds on its prey,
Created by: lrholt