The term “limiting factors” refers to an environmental factor or environmental factors that limit the growth, abundance, or distribution of a population of organisms in an ecosystem, for example: water, nutrients, sunlight and prey.
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Physiology the slowest, therefore rate-limiting, step in a process or reaction involving several steps.
Biology an environmental factor that tends to limit population size.
Limiting factor means the nutrient, condition, or substance that controls a process, such as growth. It is normal the resource that is least abundant in the ecosystem or environment.
The word limiting factor means the slowest step that is in a process or processes, in physiology. In biology, the limiting factor means an environmental factor that can limit the size of an areas population.