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biotic factorsbiotische Faktoren (ger.)

  • (Ecological) factors relating to living beings.
    biology abiotic factors biotic

    Biotic Factors. Two plants cannot occupy the same soil at the same time. The struggle for a foothold in the soil may take place between species of the same kind or of different kinds.

    Whitford, H.N. (1901). The genetic development of the forests of northern Michigan; a study in physiographic ecology. Bot. Gaz. 31, 289-325: 293.


    No habitat escapes the influence of biotic factors, however, as the formation always reacts upon it, and the influence of animals is usually felt in some measure.

    Clements, F. (1905). Research Methods in Ecology: 19; cf. id. (1907). Plant Physiology and Ecology: 5.


    biotic factors Environmental factors resulting from the activities of living organisms; cf. abiotic factors. 

    Lincoln, R.J., Boxshall, G.A. & Clark, P.F. (1982). A Dictionary of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics: 34.