competitive displacement


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competitive displacement

[kəm‚ped·əd·iv di′splās·mənt]
(ecology)
The inability of a species to successfully live in an area because a second species dominates local resources.
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The world's largest technology companies, the fastest-growing start-ups, and some of the most innovative OEM partners achieve an unfair advantage by using HG Data in building market analysis, competitive displacement, predictive modeling, marketing campaigns, and client retention initiatives.
Then the researchers injected a commercial food-grade surfactant, polysorbate 20, into the aqueous phase to induce competitive displacement.
The gradual diminution of fluorescence intensity and the shift of the fluorescence maximum wavelength revealed the competitive displacement of COP by the ionic liquids.
net announced a competitive displacement program, offering to pay customers to convert to its service.
glomerata in samples from the northern portion of our survey area, where it was formerly widespread, is likely related to competitive displacement by C.
Some enterprise equipment manufacturers also have become more aggressive with competitive displacement programs for orders that would not have been large enough to qualify for such programs in past years.
Dominoes represent the largest of the many competitive displacement opportunities we are pursuing, and we believe they are a clear indicator of our momentum in the PLM market.
It is called spatially explicit, reiterative algorithm, or SERA-that explores whether changes occurring in plant communities, such as self-thinning and the competitive displacement of one species by another, can be attributed to the characteristics of the individual plants that comprise the community.
However all staff will be given extensive support in exploring the opportunities available to them and will receive competitive displacement packages where other options are not available or they choose not to take them.
Invasions and competitive displacement among house geckos in the tropical Pacific.
Another approach being explored for managing PD is called competitive displacement.
Furthermore, both direct observations of competitive displacement (Uspenski 1956, Belopol'skii 1957, Kenyon and Phillips 1965, Maunder and Threlfall 1972) and observations of niche partitioning among species of cliff-nesting seabirds (Lack 1968, Nelson 1970, Williams 1974, Squibb and Hunt 1983) suggest that interspecific competition may control nesting habitat used by seabirds.

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