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Density Independent Factor

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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.