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what is it called when conditions along a fragments edge are different than conditions in the interior
habitat fragmentation and preserve design government subsides to farmers
the SLOSS dilemma involves controversy over
groups of organisms with low biotic potential, such a gray wales, that produce at most one offspring every other year are
Agricultural practices, where the members of a farming family produce only enough food for themselves and do not make use of large scale irrigation, chemical fertilizer or machinery and technology is called
grown at a faster rate than
during the past half century, global food production has ___ world population growth.
potential disruption of non target species in ecosystem
which of the following is a potential disadvantage of the biological control of pests?
which of the following agriculture systems would be most susceptible to diseases or pests
integrated biocontrol management
the practice of integrating biocontrol, crop rotation, alternative tillage methods and chemical use is called
increased genetic diversity within the species
a species of lizard has gone extinct. this could be due to any of the following reasons except
a keystone species
removal of which of the following species will always result in the greatest changes in a ecological system
landowners are concerned that federal officials will restrict the use of their private land if endangered species are found on it
the endangered species act in often a center of controversy because
a species if protected will result in the protection of many others that require the same habitat
an umbrella species is defined as
sally loves to be outdoors and hikes everyday with her 3 pets. Edward O Wilson would say she is evidence of biophilia
phameceuticals produced from wild species produce up to $150 billion in sales and saves many lives. this is an example of
captive breeding programs
all of the following are ways that humans reduce biodiversity in ecosystem except
a peace park
a transboundary parks that eases tensions by acting as buffers between quarreling nations is called
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