2 edition of Modular organisms found in the catalog.
|Other titles||Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences.|
|Contributions||Royal Society (Great Britain)|
|LC Classifications||QH511 .M62 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||p. 109-224,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||224|
|LC Control Number||87670010|
The book is consistent in terminology and framework. For use in my course, it would have to have more biological context. Modularity rating: 4 The book is not long, and chapters are not overly dependent on other parts of the book/5(5). Catherine S. McFadden and R. T. Paine, "The Growth and Form of Modular Organisms. Proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting Held on 27 and 28 June J. L. Harper, B. R. Rosen, J. White Modular Organisms: Case Studies of Growth and Relating to a Discussion Meeting on Growth and Form in Modular Organisms.
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This book describes how the principle of self-sufficiency can be applied to a reconfigurable modular robotic organism. It shows the design considerations for a novel REPLICATOR robotic platform, both hardware and software, featuring the behavioral characteristics of social insect colonies. It is thus important to consider the function of modules not only in the context of an organism, but also from the point of view of the population of .
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In modular organisms (Figure ), modular organisms on the other hand, Modular organisms book timing nor form is predictable.
The zygote develops into Modular organisms book unit of construction (a module, e.g. a leaf with its attendant length of stem), which then produces further, similar modules. modular organism An organism in which the zygote develops into a discrete unit which then produces more units like itself, rather than developing into a complete organism.
Modular organisms (e.g. plants, fungi, sponges, etc.) usually have a branching structure and an overall shape that is highly variable and determined mainly by environmental influences. Unitary and Modular Organisms: Their Response to Environmental Changes and Perturbation1 Casey Jon Vea Group 3 Section U-2L August 3, 1A scientific paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements in BiologyPrinciples of Ecology laboratory under Mrs.
Charina Grace B. Banaay, Ist semester Abstract Every individuals or organisms dwell in a place where well. Why are modular organisms are more likely to be part of a long-term community.
they have large surface attachment areas so are less vulnerable to dislodging. Why does a designated individual within a population "warn" others if this exposes it to danger. Broadly speaking, modularity is the degree to which a system's components may be separated and recombined, often with the benefit of flexibility and variety in use.
The concept of modularity is used primarily to reduce complexity by breaking a system into varying degrees of interdependence and independence across and "hide the complexity of each part behind an abstraction and interface.".
Introduction. The population concept. The central question in population ecology is: what determines structure and functioning of populations and their variation in time and space.
The aim of this course is to acquire the appropriate tools to deal with this question in any real-life situation through scientific research. Difference between unitary and modular organisms unitary: individuals are discrete units modular: reproduction due to production of modules (so it is difficult to define an "individual").
The Growth and form of modular organisms: Proceedings of a Royal Society discussion meeting, held on 27 and 28 June Hardcover – by J.L.
Harper (Editor), B. Rosen (Editor), J. White (Editor) & Format: Hardcover. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "14 August " "Discussion held 27 and 28 June - Typescripts received 15 January ". Annu Rev Microbiol. ; Bacteria as modular organisms.
Andrews JH(1). Author information: (1)Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin, MadisonUSA. [email protected] The body plan of modular organisms is based on an indeterminate structure composed of iterated units or modules arrayed at various levels of complexity (such as leaves, twigs, Cited by: COVID Resources.
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A variety of growth forms and architectures produced by modular growth in animals and plants is illustrated in Figure (for color, see Platebetween pp.
and ). Modular organisms may broadly be divided into those that concentrate on vertical growth, and those that spread their modules laterally, over or in a substrate.
Many plants produce new root systems associated with a. What may surprise is that the second addition represents a significant improvement of what was already an excellent textbook It is difficult to criticize a book that has achieved such admirable balance between empiricism vs.
theory and unitary vs. modular organisms, all within a compact, inexpensive volume.’. Robustness is a generic property of biological systems. It describes their ability to resist perturbations.
A modular structure enhances the robustness of a system by decreasing the spread of a perturbation. Since robustness improves the fitness of an organism, and modularity contributes to Cited by: Modular organisms are those in which a genet (or genetic individual formed from a sexually-produced zygote) asexually reproduces to form genetically identical clones called ramets.
A clonal colony is when the ramets of a genet live in close proximity or are physically connected. Ramets may have all of the functions needed to survive on their own or be interdependent on other ramets.
This is part of the Cambridge Modular Sciences Series for A and AS Level. It provides an understanding of the fundamental concepts, techniques and procedures in advanced biology and can be used as a basis for further study.
and communication and control within organisms. Product Identifiers. Publisher. Cambridge University Press. ISBN "The lack of discussion of the life histories of modular organisms is the weakness of this book that I most regret Modular organisms are different.
" S. Steams: The Evolution of Life Histories () Life-history theory endeavours to increase our understanding of the processe,s whereby. Life History Evolution in Plants (th Edition) by Timo Olavi Vuorisalo (Editor), P. Mutikainen (Editor), Pia Kristina Mutikainen Hardcover, Pages, Published ISBN X / X ISBN / Need it Fast.
2 day shipping options "The lack of discussion of the life histories of modular organisms is the weakness of this book that. unitary and modular organisms. In fact, the concept of genet may include several subconcepts of individuality (Fig.
Modular organisms as functionally sub-divided structural individuals In modular organisms no simple correspondence exists between the developmental, genetic, functional and morphological criteria of individuality (Van Valen.
Features of Populations Unitary vs. modular growth habits of individuals Distribution: geographic range Abundance: density of individuals per unit area Populations can be sampled Age structures Sex ratios Individuals move (disperse) within the range of the population Populations change in time and space.Unitary and Modular Organisms.
Bacteria as Modular Organisms Research on bacteria as modular organisms; Reproductive Strategies Modular Organisms Comparative studies of reef-building corals; Population Population Structure Dispersion, Age, Size, and Sex Structure. Introduction to Population Ecology: Series of samples of population ecology.MODULE #1: Biology: The Study of Life Introduction In this course, you’re going to take your first detailed look at the science of biology.
Biology, the study of life itself, is a vast subject, with many subdisciplines that concentrate on specific aspects of Size: KB.