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Resource (biology)


  1. ^ Miller, G.; Spoolman, Scott (2012). Living in the Environment Principles, Connections, and Solutions. Brooks/Cole.  
  2. ^ Ricklefs, R.E. 2005. The Economy of Nature, 6th edition. WH Freeman, USA.
  3. ^ Chapin, F.S. III, H.A. Mooney, M.C. Chapin, and P. Matson. 2011. Principles of terrestrial ecosystem ecology. Springer, New York.
  4. ^ Barbour, M.G. J.H. Burk, W.D. Pitts and F.S. Gilliam. 1998. Terrestrial Plant Ecology, 3rd ed. Benjamin Cummings, San Francisco, CA.
  5. ^ Craine, J.M. 2009. Resource strategies in wild plants. Princeton University Press, Princeton.
  6. ^ Smith, T.M., and R.L. Smith. 2008. Elements of ecology, 7th ed. Benjamin Cummings, San Francisco, CA.


See also

Resource availability plays a central role in ecological processes:

Resources and ecological processes

Animals resources particular resources for metabolism and to complete their life cycle of gestation, birth, growth, and reproduction:[6]

Key resources for animals

Terrestrial plants require particular resources for photosynthesis and to complete their life cycle of germination, growth, reproduction, and dispersal:[4][5]

Key resources for plants


  • Key resources for plants 1
  • Key resources for animals 2
  • Resources and ecological processes 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

. territory For plants key resources are sunshine, nutrients, water, and place to grow. For animals key resources are food, water, and [3][2][1]

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