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colonizing ability
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ability of an organism (e.g, microbe, plant, animal) to survive and thrive in a new habitat.
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NAL Thesaurus Staff
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invasion success
Broader Term
ecological competition
Related Term
invasive species
microbial colonization
pioneer species
rhizosphere competence
aptitud colonizadora
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