1.4 Competition

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When does intraspecific competition take place?
When individuals of the same species compete for resources.
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What happens if the availability of resources increases?
The population/ community increases in size.
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What factors do different species compete for?
Food, light, water etc.
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What happens if two species occupy the same niche?
One will have a competitive advantage, so this population will increase until the other species is removed completely.
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Why does competition take place?
Two or more individuals share a resource that cannot satisfy all their needs.
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What happens if the availability of resources increases?

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The population/ community increases in size.

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What factors do different species compete for?

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What happens if two species occupy the same niche?

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Why does competition take place?

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