To determine the limiting factor for an organism, it is necessary to determine the optimal value of the factor for this organism and the degree of its deviation from this value in comparison with other factors. The limiting factor has the greatest deviation.
In nature, this helps a person to understand many phenomena and principles of the distribution of organisms: to preserve an endangered species of animals, to increase their number. And on the farm – to increase yields and productivity of domestic animals.
Remember: The process of learning a person lasts a lifetime. The value of the same knowledge for different people may be different, it is determined by their individual characteristics and needs. Therefore, knowledge is always needed at any age and position.