"A systematic trend toward adaptability by the engendering of diverse competitors" (H.G. BURGER, 1967, p.221).
Enhanced adaptability is a result of increased variety, which can be obtained either by differentiation of new types distributed within a population or specialization through competition of similar elements or individuals.
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