Ecology

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Ecology

The study of how living things interact with their surroundings. For example, an ecologist may study how a plant operates in different types of soil or whether or not bacteria thrive in various environs. Ecology is important in sustainable development to ensure that an action does not irreparably harm an environment.
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Chapter 10 Future developments in vegetation science and quantitative plant ecology
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Professor of Plant Ecology, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University; and Elizabeth Kolbert, author of the series "The Climate of Man," published by The New Yorker.
NASSTEC plans to interconnect the public and private sector through the establishment of a multidisciplinary European doctoral school with the aim of integrating knowledge in plant ecology, genetics, molecular biology, taxonomy, ecology, conservation, seed biology, environmental science, agricultural botany, crop science, breeding and horticulture.
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