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    Discussing Ecosystems and Succession

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    How do the biotic and abiotic components change the equilibrium of the ecosystems?

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    First let us define the terms that are being discussed here. Biotic factors are those living things in an environment such as plants, animals, and bacteria. Abiotic factors are those environmental things that are not alive such as light, climate, and type of habitat. An ecosystem is made up of both biotic and abiotic components interacting together. Equilibrium is a steady and balanced state, in biological terms an ecosystem in equilibrium has only a slight fluctuation in the population sizes of the living components. In a state of ...

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    This solution is provided within 350 words and discusses the concepts of succession and equilibrium within ecosystems.

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