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EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > COMMUNITY DYNAMICS > SPECIES DOMINANCE INDICES

Definition:
Dominance is the condition in communities or in vegetational strata in
which one or more species, by means of their number, coverage, or size,
have considerable influence upon or control of the conditions of existence
of associated species. 


Reference:
Krebs, Charles K. Ecology - 4th ed. 1994. HarperCollins College Publishers,
New York, New York.