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Alternation

Alternation

1. The reciprocal succession of things in time or place; the act of following and being followed by turns; alternate succession, performance, or occurrence; as, the alternation of day and night, cold and heat, summer and winter, hope and fear.

2. (Science: mathematics) permutation.

3. The response of the congregation speaking alternately with the minister. Alternation of generation. See generation.

Origin: L. Alternatio: cf. F. Alternation.


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Herbivores without predators

In such simulation Considering that there are Edible plants and non edible plants both, the alternation in animal population will cause as per food availability. Again that will depend on life span and size of animal. The animals with larger life span and large body size ...

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by sachin
Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:27 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Herbivores without predators
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Re: Alternation Of Gene

what you're referring to is lamarckism , however, it is overcome theory

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by JackBean
Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:34 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Alternation Of Gene
Replies: 4
Views: 1753

Alternation Of Gene

If we continuously pinch our nose will it gradually gets thinner and longer? I got a lot of references denying the question because the shape of the body is determined by genes. If it's true, then could we change the shape of our body by modifying our gene (if it's even possible)? Is there any break...

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by AntZ
Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:58 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Alternation Of Gene
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Views: 1753

alternation behaviour

I can only speak of turn alternation for sow bugs, which show the same behavior. It used to be called "correcting behavior" but that was too teleological.... so the behavior was changed. For sow bugs, a forced turn does not ...

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by Marcelo
Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:04 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: alternation behaviour
Replies: 3
Views: 3313

alternation behaviour

... I have to make a paper about the behaviour of woudlice. My provisional examination question is " What is the effect of distance on the alternation behavior of woodlice?" I'm not sure wheater 'alternation behaviour' is the right term in this case. This is the experiment I'm going ...

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by femke
Mon Oct 17, 2011 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: alternation behaviour
Replies: 3
Views: 3313
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