On the Prevalence and Relative Importance of Interspecific Competition: Evidence from Field Experiments

@article{Connell1983OnTP,
  title={On the Prevalence and Relative Importance of Interspecific Competition: Evidence from Field Experiments},
  author={Joseph H. Connell},
  journal={The American Naturalist},
  year={1983},
  volume={122},
  pages={661 - 696}
}
  • J. Connell
  • Published 1 November 1983
  • Environmental Science
  • The American Naturalist
In a strictly defined sample of competition studies using controlled field experiments, covering 215 species and 527 experiments, competition was found in most of the studies, in somewhat more than half of the species, and in about two-fifths of the experiments. In most of these experiments interspecific competition was not distinguished from intraspecific competition. In the few studies in which the two were separated, interspecific competition was the stronger form in about onesixth of all… 
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