Bringing the Hutchinsonian niche into the 21st century: ecological and evolutionary perspectives.

@article{Holt2009BringingTH,
  title={Bringing the Hutchinsonian niche into the 21st century: ecological and evolutionary perspectives.},
  author={Robert D. Holt},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2009},
  volume={106 Suppl 2},
  pages={19659-65}
}
G. Evelyn Hutchinson more than a half century ago proposed that one could characterize the ecological niche of a species as an abstract mapping of population dynamics onto an environmental space, the axes of which are abiotic and biotic factors that influence birth and death rates. If a habitat has conditions within a species' niche, a population should persist without immigration from external sources, whereas if conditions are outside the niche, it faces extinction. Analyses of species… CONTINUE READING
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