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ALLEE EFFECT [1 record]

Record 1 2016-10-21


Subject field(s)
  • Ecology (General)
  • Zoology

A phenomenon in biology characterized by a correlation between population size or density and the mean individual fitness (often measured as per capita population growth rate) of a population or species ...


  • Écologie (Généralités)
  • Zoologie

Phénomène de densité dépendance positive en écologie des populations, caractérisé par une corrélation positive entre la densité d'une population et son taux de croissance.


Il se manifeste chez certaines espèces et seulement pour de faibles effectifs.


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