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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305389892

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4th Edition
Peter J. Russell + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305389892
Textbook Problem

Discuss Concepts After reading about the two potential biases in the scientific literature on competition, describe how future studies of competition might avoid such biases.

Summary Introduction

To review:

The future studies of competition that might avoid biases in the scientific literature on the competition.

Introduction:

Interspecific competition is caused when different species in the population use the same limiting resources. It is responsible for the elimination of one or more of the competing populations. The competition may lead to fighting for resources between the species or lead to more than two populations exploiting the same limiting resources.

Explanation

Evolution will allow the species to avoid interspecific competition. Resource partitioning involves using different resources present in the same place in different ways. The phenomenon that avoids interspecific competition is character displacement. There are different populations like allopatric and sympatric population...

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