In which of the following interactions neither of the two species is benefited nor harmed?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

In which of the following interactions neither of the two species is benefited nor harmed?
 
(a) Antagonism
 
(b) Symbiosis
 
(c) Symbiosis and antagonism
 
(d) Neutralism
 
I have been asked this question in an interview for job.
 
This question is from Population Interactions-3 topic in division Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Correct choice is (d) Neutralism
 
Easy explanation: The following interactions in which neither of the two species is benefited nor harmed is called neutralism. The interaction between rainbow trout and dandelions residing in a mountain valley is an example of neutralism.