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

Which view of communities suggests that they are just chance assemblages of species that happen to be adapted to similar abiotic environmental conditions?

Summary Introduction

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The communities that suggest that their assemblages of species is a matter of chance that happen to be adapted to similar abiotic environmental conditions.

Introduction:

The interaction between the populations affects the formation of ecological communities. Many hypotheses are developed to predict the nature of ecological communities. One of them includes an interactive view hypothesis of Frederic Clément on the community.

Explanation

Gleason’s individualistic view of communities is an alternative to the interactive view hypothesis of Clément. It suggests that population interactions do not determine the composition of species in a community, as it consists of the populations that are individually adapted to similar environmental conditions and communities keeps on changing if it faces some environmental variations or disturbances...

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