A Level Biology - Biodiversity
Terms in this set (11)
Total number of different species.
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. It includes the concepts of species diversity, habitat diversity and genetic diversity.
Relative species abundance
absolute population size of a particular species relative to the population sizes of other species within the community
how often a form of a gene appears in a gene pool
The range of genetic material present in a gene pool or population of a species.
Important environmental benefits, such as clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, and fertile soil in which to grow crops, that ecosystems provide
A repository where seeds, representing many different varieties of domestic crops or other species, are preserved.
Protecting and preserving natural resources and the environment
The preservation of components of biological diversity outside their natural habitats
Protection of species in their natural surroundings
equation used to indicate biodiversity