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limits of tolerance The upper and lower limits to the range of particular environmental factors (e.g. light, temperature, availability of water) within which an organism can survive. Organisms with a wide range of tolerance are usually distributed widely, while those with a narrow range have a more restricted distribution. See also SHELFORD'S LAW OF TOLERANCE.

limits of tolerance

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limits of tolerance The upper and lower limits to the range of particular environmental factors (e.g. light, temperature, availability of water) within which an organism can survive. Organisms with a wide range of tolerance are usually distributed widely, while those with a narrow range have a more restricted distribution. See also SHELFORD'S LAW OF TOLERANCE.

limits of tolerance

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limits of tolerance The upper and lower limits to the range of particular environmental factors (e.g. light, temperature, availability of water) within which an organism can survive. Organisms with a wide range of tolerance are usually distributed widely, while those with a narrow range have a more restricted distribution. See also Shelford's law of tolerance.

tolerance, limits of

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tolerance, limits of

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tolerance, limits of See LIMITS OF TOLERANCE.

tolerance, limits of

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tolerance, limits of See LIMITS OF TOLERANCE.