The population consequences of territorial behaviour.

  title={The population consequences of territorial behaviour.},
  author={Deborah M. Gordon},
  journal={Trends in ecology & evolution},
  volume={12 2},
Many organisms compete for space, or for resource that are linked to space. Territorial behavior in animals is one expression of competition for space. Models of competition for space seek to predict how the arrangement of individuals in a population changes as new individuals appear, others die, and neighbors interact with each other; studies of territorial behaviour examine how neighbor interactions lead animals to establish and maintain their use of space. In recent work on compition for… CONTINUE READING
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