A2 OCR Biology: Competition

2.3.8

HideShow resource information
Preview of A2 OCR Biology: Competition

First 380 words of the document:

Emily Summers
Monday 7th February 2011
Competition
Competition Wh en
resour
ces (
food/
w at
er)
ar
e not
present
i
n adequat
e amount
s t
o sat
isf
y
t
he
need s of
al
l
the
indi
vi
duals
w ho
depend on
those
resour
ces
Inter specific
Bet
w een
indi
vi
dual
s of
di
ff
erent
speci
es
Can
aff
ect
popul
ati
on
size
of
a speci
es
or
the
dist
ri
but
ion
of
organi
sms
in
an
ecosyst
em
One
popul
ati
on
coul
d be
much
smal
ler
t
han
the
other
and
remai
n r
elat
ivel
y const
ant
i
n si
ze
Intra specific
Bet
w een
indi
vi
dual
s wi
thi
n t
he
same
speci
es
Fact
ors
li
ke
food
suppl
y coul
d become
the
li
mit
ing
fact
or
indi
vi
dual
s
Those
w ho
are
bett
er
adapted
to
gai
ning
food,
sur
vivi
ng
and
repr
oduci
ng
w i
l
l
have
an
advant
age over
t
hose
w ho
aren'
t.
Thi
s
w i
l
l
sl
ow down
popul
ati
on
growth
and
it
wi
ll
be
a st
ati
onar
y phase.

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Biology resources:

See all Biology resources »See all resources »