The Importance of Biodiversity to Human Life

Review Questions

A secondary plant compound might be used for which of the following?

  1. a new crop variety
  2. a new drug
  3. a soil nutrient
  4. a pest of a crop pest

Hint:

B

Pollination is an example of ________.

  1. a possible source of new drugs
  2. chemical diversity
  3. an ecosystem service
  4. crop pest control

Hint:

C

What is an ecosystem service that performs the same function as a pesticide?

  1. pollination
  2. secondary plant compounds
  3. crop diversity
  4. predators of pests

Hint:

D