biotic factor


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biotic factor

the influences which occur within an environment (on both the physical environment and the organisms living there) as a result of the activities of living organisms. See EDAPHIC FACTOR.
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For example, one major initial finding was that predation, a biotic factor that we had posited as being of major significance here, was not as important as we originally thought.
Students chose predators as the most important biotic factor during the pilot study and in 2007.
Key-words: Brazil, community, reef benthic fauna, coexistence, biotic factor, abiotic factor.
We hypothesize that if a biotic factor or process such as spawning adversely affects internal well being, i.e., homeostasis, it will reduce the ability of an organism to tolerate increasing temperatures.
Keywords: Felent Stream, silver, abiotic factor, biotic factor, silver bioaccumulation.
Bacteria, nematode, fungus, viruses and a biotic factor reduce the yield of potato crop in Pakistan and viral diseases are much more difficult to control.
The lucrative production of vegetables throughout the globe is threatened by large number of biotic factors including plant-parasitic nematodes (Hussain et al., 2016; Kayani et al., 2017, 2018; Khan et al., 2017; Mukhtar et al., 2017a, b, 2018; Tariq-Khan et al., 2017).
Producers are well aware of the a-biotic constraints such as level of moisture and location of the field but they are not trained to assess the role of biotic factors in low yield.
Antiseptic, Antibiotic, Disinfectant, Bactericidal and Vermifuge: They have very good antiseptic and antibiotic properties, and do not let biotic infections (infections due to biotic factors, such as bacteria, fungi etc.) develop.
Disease and health status of host organisms is not determined by individual pathogens alone, but by a combination of local abiotic and biotic factors including the environmental microbiome, pathogen assemblages, and pathogen loads in host tissues.
Range expansion may continue as long as there is suitable available contiguous habitat, biotic factors such as competition with native species are not a limiting factor, and physical factors such as temperature or elevation do not make an area unsuitable for habitation, as found by Geluso (2004) and Goheen et al.
Like all insects, the citrus leaf miner is subject to a number of abiotic and biotic factors that play a role in regulating the size of its populations.