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Density dependent factor

Definition noun, plural: density dependent factors (ecology) A factor whose effects on the size or growth of population vary... Read More

Limiting factor

Limiting factor in biology refers to any of the factors (variables) in an environment capable of limiting a process, such as... Read More

Density dependence

Definition noun (population ecology) An effect in which the intensity changes with the increasing population density, e.g.... Read More

Population Growth and Survivorship

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we learned about biodiversity and endemism. Now, let's look at the... Read More

Population Regulation in an Ecosystem

Darwin focused some of this work in regards to the population size of a species, and what factors may affect them. He... Read More

Density Independent Factor

Definition noun, plural: density independent factors (ecology) A factor that affects the size of a population independent or... Read More

Emigration

Definition noun, plural: emigrations (ecology) The act of leaving a habitat or place with the intent of moving to a... Read More

Density dependent limiting factor

Definition noun A limiting factor of a population wherein large, dense populations are more strongly affected than small,... Read More

Freshwater Community Energy Relationships – Producers & Consumers

The previous tutorial on producers and consumers noted the reliance that organisms have on one another to obtain energy to... Read More