Density Independent Factor

Definition

noun, plural: density independent factors

(ecology)

A factor that affects the size of a population independent or regardless of the population density.


Supplement

In ecology, density independent factors are the physical or abiotic factors like weather, forest fire, pollutant, etc.


Compare: density dependent factor.
See also: density, population, abiotic factor.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 26 June 2008, at 11:51. This page has been accessed 170,625 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link