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Lecture 11

Lecture 11

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Department
Biology
Course
BIOL 4150
Professor
Andrew Mac Dougall
Semester
Summer

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Population Ecology Lecture NotesLecture 11 Competition and NichesAssumptionsThe more closely related the greater the intensity of competition Competition drives evolution through divergence of species Overlaps of recourse needs overtime will lead to spatial separation of species Mechanism tradeoffsEvery species excels in some areas and suffers in othersIf species possess similar tradeoff strengthsspecies interactionInterspecificIntraspecificGrowth defence and reproductiontradeofftriangleNo species can excel at all three of these aspects There is no Darwinian DemonCase Study Strauss et al 2006Some introduced species cause ecological havoc but unclear whyTest Match the ancestral relatedness of the invader with those in the native community Phylogenetic comparisonsDarwins Naturalization HypothesesH1 Novel genera would be m
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