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Sci Ch3 L2
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Any resource that restricts the growth of populations
The greatest number of individuals within a population that an ecosystem can support
The physical place where an organism lives and hunts for food
The special role that an organism plays in a community
A relationship between two or more kinds of organisms that lasts over time
A symbiotic relationship that benefits both organisms
A symbiotic relationship where one organism benefits without harming the other
A symbiotic relationship where one organism benefits and the other is harmed
Why do organisms compete?
They are fighting for limited resources
What is an example of biotic limiting factors?
The amount of available food
What is an example of abiotic limiting factors?
Water,temperature, weather, soil type, space to grow, shelter, sunlight
How do organisms avoid competition?
They have different habitats and different niches.
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