Resh5 - Biology 1B, Ecology Lecture 5, Page 1 *Assigned...

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Biology 1B, Ecology Lecture 5, Page 1 Professor Resh Spring 2009 *Assigned readings, 8 th Edition pp. 1198-1203 7 th Edition pp. 1083-1093, 1159-1171 Organism Interactions and Competition Outline of Lecture 5 A. Competition 1. Competitive exclusion 2. Competition between two species B. Limiting resources C. Competition 1. Exploitative competition 2. Interference competition D. Demonstrations of interspecific competition 1. Tribolium beetles 2. Barnacles A. Competition: the use or attempted use of a limited environment resource by two or more populations (interspecific) or by members of the same population (intraspecific). 1. Competitive exclusion: if two species are competing for the same limited resource, one species will be able to use that resource more efficiently than the other and the former species will be able to eliminate the latter species locally. 2. Competition between two species is likely to be more intense, the more similar their ecological requirements; species occupying similar niches will
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2009 for the course BIO 1B taught by Professor Carlson,mischel,power during the Spring '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Resh5 - Biology 1B, Ecology Lecture 5, Page 1 *Assigned...

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