| Published: March 25, 2016
Ecological Niche Theory: A Brief Review
In ecology, a niche is a term with a variety of meanings related to the behavior of a species living under specific environmental conditions. The ecological niche describes how an organism or population responds to the distribution of resources and competitors. The ecological niche concept expresses the relationship of an individual or a population to all aspects of its environment. Studies on the relationship between human population and environmental resources have employed niche concept. Ecological niche comprehends all conditions necessary for an organism to exist.
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© 2016 I Mina Khatibi, R Sheikholeslami
Received: December 20, 2015; Revision Received: January 16, 2016; Accepted: March 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016