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n. pl. bi·o·coe·no·ses (-sēz) Chiefly British
Variant of biocenosis.


(ˌbaɪəʊsɪˈnəʊsɪs) or


(Biology) a diverse community inhabiting a single biotope
ˌbiocoeˈnotic, ˌbioceˈnotic adj
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Once planted, the intense biological community in aquaponics (especially with water temperatures at or below 50[degrees]F) helps protect you from pythium.
We look at different types of thresholds, like when sensitive species start to disappear, or when hardier, pollution tolerant species may start dominating resources, or how much agriculture a particular watershed can sustain without putting the biological community at risk, says Ciborowski.
Today, with offices in Washington DC and Virginia, and a staff of almost 50, AIBS works to inform decisions by providing peer-reviewed or vetted information about the biology field and profession, and catalyze action through building the capacity and the leadership of the biological community to address matters of common concern.
The new experiments are the first to show that sounds affect the structure of a whole biological community, says behavioral ecologist John Swaddle at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.
Their findings were surprising: Far from shutting down for the season, "the biological community was still very active," Ashjian said.
The biological community has traditionally looked down on this type of work, but it will be crucial for promoting the study of novel proteins.
Damage to the ecosystem - a biological community interacting with its nonliving environment - includes water pollution and reduced biological diversity, including the loss of certain plant species.
The processes that lead to the accrual of an unwanted biological community at an interface are examined from perspectives of biological, physical, materials, and environmental sciences.
I use data from a terrestrial environment so that students can see that these parameters are useful for any biological community and are not specific to plankton communities.
No species goes down on its own, not without affecting the larger biological community.
Dramatic changes in biological community structure and vent fluid chemistry have been documented throughout this region since the eruptive event.
Turbidity has been identified as a potential contributing cause of biological community impairment in Tinkers Creek.
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