Advanced Football Manager

The Advanced Football Manager Forum!
 
HomeHome  RegisterRegister  Log in  

Share | 
 

 Interspecific competition

Go down 
AuthorMessage
kosovohp
Semi-Pro
Semi-Pro


Posts : 900
Join date : 2010-09-06

PostSubject: Interspecific competition   Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:53 pm

Interspecific competition, in ecology, is a form of competition in which individuals of different species compete for the same resource in an ecosystem (e.g. food or living space). The other form of competition is intraspecific competition, which involves organisms of the same species.
If a tree species in a dense forest grows taller than surrounding tree species, it is able to absorb more of the incoming sunlight. However, less sunlight is then available for the trees that are shaded by the taller tree, thus interspecific competition. Cheetahs and lions can also be in interspecific competition, since both species feed on the same prey, and can be negatively impacted by the presence of the other because they will have less food.
Competition is only one of many interacting biotic and abiotic factors that affect community structure. Moreover, competition is not always a straightforward, direct, interaction. Interspecific competition may occur when individuals of two separate species share a limiting resource in the same area. If the resource cannot support both populations, then lowered fecundity, growth, or survival may result in at least one species. Interspecific competition has the potential to alter populations, communities and the evolution of interacting species. On an individual organism level, competition can occur as interference or exploitative competition.

miley cyrus clothing line
Self Online Study
Back to top Go down
View user profile
 
Interspecific competition
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Acting Competition!
» THE SICK FIRES POETRY COMPETITION: WHOO THE PANTIES OFF YOUR FAVORITE SKEEZY BROAD
» Eliminating the Competition [Mission,P]
» The Daily 100 Word Drabble Competition
» The Beach OVA RPG

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Advanced Football Manager :: League 3-
Jump to: