resource partitioning

resource partitioning

the allocation of resources, usually food, between two species living in a similar manner within a habitat.
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If two species competing for the same resources co-exist in an area they have to adapt for resource partitioning or niche specialization or otherwise would become extinct as a result of resource competition (Mishra et al., 2002).
Other researchers, however, pointed to the absence of actual resource partitioning in badgers and assumed that this sexual dimorphism may rather be related to interspecific or intergroup aggression (Lynch et al.
The resource partitioning is safely controlled by the hospital administration in a programmable way to provide wireless access services based on the type of the users and the emergency level at the hospital.
Species with a long evolutionary history of sympatry have evolved mechanisms for resource partitioning to reduce competition (Putman 1996), whereas introduced non-native ungulates often compete with native ungulates due to a lack of evolved mechanisms for resource partitioning (Voeten and Prins 1999, Acevedo et al.
In impacted environments, such as reservoirs, limitations of resource availability may be one of the principal factors determining the composition of fish communities [1] and resource partitioning [2].
Resource partitioning, broadly defined as differences in resource use among co-occurring species (Schoener, 1974), has been used to explain how diverse myctophid assemblages can co-occur without competitively excluding one another (Hopkins and Gartner, 1992).
Ecological theory predicts that resource partitioning at the spatial, temporal, and trophic level may reduce niche overlap and thereby reduce competition pressure between co-occurring species.
After that, the system model of the radio resource partitioning for macrocell and femtocell networks by using FFR method will be introduced.
Furthermore, we speculate that the three observed movement patterns may be a result of resource partitioning among individual alligator gar.
Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) Zoology Department Director Dr Muhammad Rafique said that such hurdles in habitat and resource partitioning would lead to competition among the species, resulting in drastic changes in species composition and their associations.
Lab activities cover concepts including predator-prey dynamics, carrying capacity, resource partitioning, the competitive exclusion principle, keystone species, food webs, limiting nutrients, and succession.
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