• Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/11

Click to flip

11 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Types of human interaction?
Exploiters, Competitors, Predators, and Mutualists.
What led to the need for population management?
Overexploitation.
The amount of resource harvested per unit time?
Yield.
Harvesting at a level that will ensure a similar yield over and over without forcing the population into decline?
Sustained Yield.
Inventory, measurement of growth and potential yields of biomass, and manipulation of populations or stands of trees?
Forestry Management.
How can we relate agriculture with human/plant and animal mutualism?
The vast majority of human food resources comes from agriculture. Many agricultural products are a result of intense selective breeding resulting in a stronger species of plant able to flourish at a higher rate. The same is true for livestick.
General term describing plants growing anywhere they are not desired?
Weeds.
Animals that humans consider undesireable?
Pests.
One of the common ways of controlling weeds and pests?
Chemicals (insecticides, herbicides, and pesticides).
The goal of restoration ecology?
To return an ecosystem to a close approximation of its conditions prior to disturbance through the application of ecological principles.
Types of restoration efforts?
Rejuvenation of existing communities, Recreation of the community from scratch, Reintroduction of exploited species, and Transplantation of individuals.