Glossary of "Biology (3rd ed.)" by Hardin & Bajema (1978)
- behavior that, if successful, enables an organism to exclude another organism from a resource, such as preferred social status, territory, food, and mates. See also competition, social dominance hierarchy, and territorial behavior
- Hardin, G. & Bajema, C. 1978. Biology, its Principles and Implications, third edition. -x + 790 pp. W. H. Freeman and Company, San Francisco.