noun, plural: ecological niches
The ecological niche involves both the place where an organism lives and the roles that an organism does in its habitat. For example, the ecological niche of a sunflower growing in the backyard includes absorbing light, water and nutrients (for photosynthesis), providing shelter and food for other organisms (e.g. bees, ants, etc.), and giving off oxygen into the atmosphere.
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Niche is where species or population is in its ecosystem. In lesser term, how they make a living. There are diffrent dimensions of a niche that has a wide variety of aspects of the environment which must be considered. • 3 ...
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