Ecology

Subsistence farming and types

Subsistence farming and types

Introduction Agriculture is the main economic activity and an essential productive endeavor for humankind, as stated by Prof. Zimmer Mann. The farming industry is categorized into seven types based on market demand, supply, and production. These include primitive subsistence farming, sedentary primitive subsistence farming, intensive subsistence farming, extensive commercial cultivation, plantation agriculture, mixed farming, and

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Decomposers in grassland

Decomposers in grassland: Role and types

Introduction Decomposers in grassland refer to the microorganisms of the grassland region that decomposed the animal’s and plant’s bodies. Grassland is an area where different types of plants, animals, and microorganisms live and they are related to each other. All the animals present in grassland depend on plants for food. Decomposers depend on the carcasses

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habitat and environment

What is the distinction between habitat and environment?

Introduction Everything which surrounds us may be referred to as the environment. Habitat is the natural home or environment of a plant, animal, or another organism. It is a specific space located in the environment, therefore they are interrelated. Here is a discussion of what is the distinction between habitat and environment. Habitat and environment

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Phosphorus cycle

Phosphorus cycle: Definition and description

1. Introduction A wide variety of organisms like plants, animals, and microorganisms live on Earth. All these organisms comprise mainly 6 elements viz. carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur, and phosphorus. there is a balanced cycle between the living and the nonliving world for all the elements. Thus all these elements rotate from the environment to

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biotic factors in the ecosystem

Biotic factors and abiotic factors in the ecosystem

Introduction Our environment is made up of many living and non-living factors like animals, plants, soil,  climate, and temperature. These factors are also known as biotic factors and abiotic factors of ecosystems. These physical and organic components that are biotic and abiotic factors of the environment interact with each other and form a balanced ecosystem.

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