competitive exclusion


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Related to competitive exclusion: Competitive exclusion principle, Resource partitioning

competitive exclusion

[kəm′ped·əd·iv iks′klüzh·ən]
(ecology)
The result of a competition in which one species is forced out of part of the available habitat by a more efficient species.
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We assumed that there might be differences in selection of prey allowing the two species to successfully coexist in the same place if the competitive exclusion principle (Hardin, 1960) were operating.
Some of the probable modes of action for probiotics include competitive exclusion, i.
Other early research on competitive exclusion in cotton was done by ARS plant pathologist Peter Cotty, formerly in the ARS Food and Feed Safety Research Unit in New Orleans and now at the unit's Tucson, Arizona, worksite.
griseus from this area supports but does not confirm the idea of competitive exclusion of S.
reduce proliferation of pathogens in animals (prebiotics, competitive exclusion, bacteriophages, vaccines), and
The competitive exclusion principle states that, "two species that have exactly the same requirements cannot coexist in exactly the same habitat.
Cox also pioneered more recent developments with competitive exclusion treatments using beneficial organisms to reduce Salmonella.
Similarly, Main and Coblentz (1996) suggested that competitive exclusion of males by females occurred for Rocky Mountain mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus hemionus) feeding mostly on forbs.
To help the birds to fight off infection, the scheme uses a competitive exclusion product.
Last spring, the Food and Drug Administration okayed the first competitive exclusion product.
Tierra, which demonstrates the two important concepts of competitive exclusion and coexistence, can help with the answers, he contends.

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