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Limiting Factor - Population

Any factor (biotic or abiotic) that inhibits the growth of a species population.


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Whats the definition for 'Limited Resource'.

Dont worry i got it, i just found it A factor present in an environment that controls a ... the growth, abundance or distribution of a population of organisms in an ecosystem. Supplement ... and predation pressure are examples of factors limiting the growth of a population size.

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by Jacquie53
Wed Apr 27, 2011 10:00 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Whats the definition for 'Limited Resource'.
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Evolution - Natural Selection FLAWED?

... deer example is true for all species. In any population, natural selection only eliminates those ... had to add the mutation mechanism as a factor altering genetic information to the concept ... competition, as Darwin suggested, but by limiting reproduction.8 Even plants exhibited examples ...

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by Thermopylae
Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:52 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution - Natural Selection FLAWED?
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The Fiber Disease

... bacteria by non-specific interactions thereby limiting the functionality of IMBs. Therefore, it ... plates) we found that the distribution of population size doubling times is dependent upon ... monocytogenes is affected by the environmental factors such as growth temperature and media composition. ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sun Nov 05, 2006 3:33 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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When and where does the energy act as limiting factor?

A limiting nutrient is a chemical (nutrient) necessary for ... ceases. In the case of algae in an aquatic ecosystem, populations stop expanding. If a limiting nutrient is introduced ... by that or another nutrient or some other limiting factor occurs. It is usually the case—although not always—that ...

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by dipjyoti
Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:45 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: When and where does the energy act as limiting factor?
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Origins of life

... consistently passed on traits w/I an isolated population through genetic inheritance. An that sterility becomes the limiting factor. Some creatures are meant to be what they are, ie feline, ...

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by Linn
Sun Jun 11, 2006 1:35 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origins of life
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