Biotic components

The Biotic enviroment involves all the living organisms that come regularly into contact with each other, how they interact and their mutual influences. An ecosystem consists basically of the following:

Producers | Consumers | Decomposers| Biological Rhytms |

Biological Rhythms (Biorhythms)

Regular rhythmic changes occur in the activities of plants and animals. These are caused by factors such as light and heat from the sun, the tides, seasons, phases of the moon and the rotation of the earth. These regular, rhythmic changes are called biorhythms and they can be divided into:

  • Daily rhythms
  • Lunar and Tidal rhythms
  • Seasonal rhythms
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Biological Rhythms

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