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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit, you will be able to:

  • define and use, or recognise definitions and applications of, each of the terms printed in bold in the text;

  • identify the four main strategies shown by organisms for coping with winter;

  • appreciate and give examples of the levels and types of explanation used for understanding these strategies;

  • describe ways in which the strategies can be subjected to experimental manipulation;

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