Human Population Growth

  About a thousand years ago, the human population began exponential growth. By increasing the carrying capacity of the environment and by immigrating to previously unoccupied habitats, the following factors made exponential growth...

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Primary Growth Versus Secondary Growth

  For many plants, including most monocots, actively dividing cells occur only at the apical meristems producing growth that increases the length of a shoot or root. This kind of growth is called primary growth, and the tissues that develop from this...

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The Pattern of Human Growth

  1. Growth is the characteristic of all living things.   2. Changes that take place in organisms from birth to adulthood are referred to as growth and development.   3. Growth is the permanent and irreversible change in shape,...

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