Ch 5: Understanding Plant Ecology

About This Chapter

If you need to study for an upcoming exam or supplement your plant ecology knowledge, look no further than this convenient collection of study resources. You can study at your own pace and answer practice questions to make sure you fully understand the most important components of plant ecology.

Understanding Plant Ecology - Chapter Summary

Study these comprehensive science lessons to refresh your basic understanding of plant ecology. Each lesson delivers essential ecology definitions and concepts, including plant adaptations, plant succession, ecological services and more. You'll also examine the ways in which plant ecology affects the environment and why ecological services are beneficial. After working through the chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Outline the characteristics of the three types of plant adaptations (hydrophytes, xerophytes and mesophytes)
  • Explain each stage of plant succession
  • Assess the importance of plant ecology and how it relates to the environment
  • Understand the different types, purposes and benefits of ecological services

Designed by expert ecology instructors, each lesson offers easy-to-understand definitions and memorable examples to illustrate essential ecology concepts and processes. This simplified instructional style helps you quickly take in and remember the most important information. You can retain your knowledge by taking the included self-assessment quizzes. Your progress through the chapter is tracked on your course Dashboard and our instructors are happy to answer any questions you may have. To make your studying experience flexible and convenient, we've made these lessons available to access on any device that has an Internet connection.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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