environmental resistance

  

Definition

Factors in an environment such as predators, competition, climate, and food availability, that keep its various populations from reaching their maximum growth potential.

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  • There was a lot of environmental resistance that prevented the animals from becoming really populated in the area and safe from extinction.

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  • You need to factor in any environmental resistance when you are trying to decide the best place to set up shop.

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  • You will need to factor in any environmental resistance when you need to be working outdoors so that you can deal with it.

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