interspecific competition


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interspecific competition

any limited COMPETITION between two or more different species populations for a resource such as food. All populations involved are negatively affected by the competition, and may exhibit increased mortality or decreased birthrate. see COMPETITION.
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Keywords: Erigeron annuus, plant invasion, interspecific competition, aggregation distribution, relative competition intensity
Mechanisms of interspecific competition among an invasive and two native fire ants.
0] were the survival rate of tree-hole mosquitoes, the biting rate of tree-hole mosquitoes, and interspecific competition of tiger and tree-hole mosquitoes.
2008: Nest boxes occupancy by three coexisting dormouse species and interspecific competition in the Transylvanian Plain (Romania).
Interspecific competition and the geographical distribution of red and Arctic foxes Vulpes vulpes and Alopex lagopus.
Effects of interspecific competition, predation and their interaction on survival and development time of immature Anopheles quadrimaculatus.
Resource partitioning is believed to have developed through coevolutionary divergence among sympatric species resulting from interspecific competition (Connell 1983, Schoener 1983, Sinclair 1985, Jenkins & Wright 1988, Stewart et al.
For cavity-nesting birds, tree cavities often represent a critical, defendable, and limiting resource that is frequently under intense interspecific competition.