Basic Ecological Concepts

Biology SSS 1 Second Term


Basic Ecological Concepts

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

  1. Know the components of an ecosystem
  2. Definitions of common terms in ecological studies


Ecology is defined as the study of plants and animals about their environment. Ecology is a field which deals with the relationship of living organisms with one another and with the environment in which they live. Ecology is also described as environmental biology.

Components of an Ecosystem

The ecosystem is made up of two main components. These are biotic (living) components and the abiotic (non-living) components.


A. Biotic (living) Components

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