biocenosis

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bi·o·ce·no·sis

(bī'ō-se-nō'sis),
An assemblage of species living in a particular biotope.
Synonym(s): biotic community
[bio- + G. koinos, common]

biocenosis

(bī′ō-sĭ-nō′sĭs)
n. pl. bioceno·ses (-sēz)
A group of interacting organisms that live in a particular habitat and form an ecological community.

biocenosis

[-sənō′sis]
Etymology: Fk, bios, life, koinos, common
an ecological community.

biocenosis

A group of interdependent organisms living in a particular ecosystem under uniform environmental conditions.
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Less than 10 per cent of the ecological community of good quality remains, with much of this vegetation occurring in small isolated patches.
Leading figures in the ecological community were aghast.
The first expression of the ecological community in the West is the monastic order, which began in the sixth century with Saint Benedict of Nursia.
Even if it were possible to build a good classifier from a single soil sample, this would be inadequate to determine whether a particular area satisfies the geological requirement for a specific ecological community.
While the problem of communication would seem to make it impossible for any kind of ecological community containing "soils, water, plants, and animals" to constitute a Jamesian ethical republic, I think it is still possible for us to make sense of an ecological community of a somewhat morally less robust sort.
Guidelines on releases into the wild for the conservation purposes condone only the release of a species into an area where it used to occur - re-introduction rather than introduction - with aim of the recovery of a species in its native range and/or restoring the ecological community.
This provides a snapshot of the ecological community at a particular time and place--an advantage over traditional field surveys.
Forests contribute to activating tourism and increasing the national income in addition to the fact that they are considered a suitable place for scientists and students to conduct scientific research and studies because they provide a rich ecological community for plants and animals.
food chain A succession of organisms in an ecological community that constitutes a continuation of food energy from one organism to another as each consumes a lower member and in turn is preyed upon by a higher member.
This should insure the corridor would help preserve a large fraction of the ecological community.
Seal Sands is home to the only regular breeding colony of common seals on the North-east coast - and these are a sign of the Tees' thriving ecological community.
Mr Sharley pointed out the Banrock Station donation of $24,000 would draw the attention of the international ecological community to the work of local landowners, Iwi, and the volunteers of Friends of Te Wherowhero at Te Wherowhero Lagoon.

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