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An ecologist study an area with population A, thriving on unlimited resources and showing exponential growth, introduced population B and C to the same area. What will be the effect on the growth pattern of the population A, B and C when living together in the same habitat? 

Answer

This interaction will lead to competition between the individuals of population A,B and C for resources. Eventually the ‘fittest’ individuals will survive and reproduce. (1 mark) The resources for growth will become finite and limiting, and population growth will become realistic.

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 12 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.