What is an Ecosystem?

What is an Ecosystem?

Hi viewers: Today we will discuss about the ecosystem.  First of all let us check out the meaning of ecology. Eco has come from the Latin word Oikos, which means Home and Logy means Study.  Here home is referred to our nature.  So the study of home is known as Ecology. Ecosystem Hello viewers, Today we will touch upon a very important and interesting topic.  We will talk about ecosystem, the different types of ecosystems, food cycle, energy flow and so on.  Let me define it first and then we will move into the details and explain each step by step. Definition of Ecosystem: An ecosystem is a natural ecological unit consisting of biotic and abiotic components, the interaction among which results in a table and self-perpetuating system.   Population or biological population: It is the association of individual members of the same species living together in a particular locality. Community or biotic community: It consists of several populations living in association in a given area. Biome:...
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What is Adaptation?

What is Adaptation?

Adaptation Hello viewers, Today we are going to talk about another very important and interesting topic and that is Adaptation.  We will go through the definition first and then explain each aspects of it in details.  So let's get started. What is adaptation? Definition Adaptation is the mode of adjustment by the living organism, to the surrounding environment through morphological and physiological changes. Explanation All living organisms have to struggle for existence for their survival the struggle is always against the difficulties and odds present in the environment.  Only they can survive which have advantageous variation such variation ultimately lead to adapted features.   Aims-  Adaptation enable an individual to struggle well for existence thus the adapted one are only selected by nature for survival.   Adaptation in lotus:  Lotus is a partially submerged plants. Root: The root system is very ill developed and hence roots are scanty in number The roots do not carry any root cap. Stem: Stem is an underground rhizome. The stem carries adventitious root. Leaves: The petiole is very...
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