Environment [dataset]

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Hide Content Abiotic factors Biotic factors Limiting factors and environmental stress Environment and biomes Links to Primary Literature Additional Readings The sum of all external factors, both biotic (living) and abiotic (nonliving), to which an organism is exposed. Biotic factors include influences by members of the same and other species on the development and survival of the individual. Primary abiotic factors are light, temperature, water, atmospheric gases, and ionizing radiation,
more » ... g radiation, influencing the form and function of the individual. For each environmental factor, an organism has a tolerance range, in which it is able to survive. The intercept of these ranges
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