Flashcards in Unit 5 Deck (14):
What is biotic?
of, relating to, or resulting from living things, especially in their ecological relations.
"the preservation of biotic diversity"
What is abiotic?
physical rather than biological; not derived from living organisms.
devoid of life; sterile.
What is producer?
Plants are called producers. This is because they produce their own food! They do this by using light energy from the Sun, carbon dioxide from the air and water from the soil to produce food - in the form of glucouse/sugar. The process is called photosynthesis.
What is cosumer?
A heterotrophic organism that feeds on other organisms in a food chain. ◇ Herbivores that feed on green plants and detritivores that feed on decaying matter are called primary consumers.
Eats both plants and animals
Then enviorment where an animal live
The study of organisms and their cycles
The different living forms
When only onw organism benifits from the other, but dies not harm the host
Where the host is harmed by the benifit of another organism
Where no organism benifits or is harmed