Animal behaviour and plant responses
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A test of biological concepts relating to animal behaviour and plant responses. Definitions are offered and the student must type in the appropriate word or phrase.
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- Social organisation in which organisms have a rank or status in the group. The status is established, maintained and challenged by aggressive interspecific interactions which vary according to the species
- A growth hormone which plays an essential part in tropisms in stems and leaves, and also in numerous other growth processes.
- An orientation movement of an animal in which the direction of movement depends on the direction of the stimulus.
- The photoperiod above which long-day plants flower and below which short-day plants flower.
- The process by which an internal clock becomes re-set by rhythmic environmental influences.
- A rhythm with a period of about 13 hours when under constant environmental conditions.
- An area that is regularly used by a group, but not necessarily defended exclusively.
- Physical factors in the environment such as temperature, light intensity, humidity.
- A rhythm with a period of about a day when under constant environmental conditions.
- Movement of animals from one well defined region to another for a specific purpose
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