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two biology questions for my exam

Post by defhalotones » Mon Dec 01, 2008 2:55 am

1.) How to verify whether 2 similar organisms are the same or different biological species
2.) What are the limitations on geometric population growth

I can't seem to find a good answer for these 2 questions. ANY help would be so much appreciated. Thanks!.

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Post by mith » Mon Dec 01, 2008 3:13 am

1. mate them
2. food
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Post by defhalotones » Mon Dec 01, 2008 3:23 am

i can sorta understand the answer to question 1...
but when you say "food" for the answer 2 question, what exactly do you mean by that? Sorry if i come across as stupid...

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Post by MichaelXY » Mon Dec 01, 2008 9:26 am

1 cheeseburger and 2 people.

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Post by mith » Mon Dec 01, 2008 12:08 pm

that's for me to know and you to find out ;)
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Re: two biology questions for my exam

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Re: two biology questions for my exam

Post by Darwin420 » Mon Dec 01, 2008 6:39 pm

In regards to question one, it depends on type of organism(s) you are trying to differentiate.

Here are some concepts used to verify a species, look it up.

Biological species concept (useful for sexual organisms not asexuals)
Morphological species concept

there are some others, but I forget them

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