Lecture 16 - Lecture 16 Dealing with Limitations I Key...

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Lecture 16: Dealing with Limitations I. Key Words A. Environmental Resistance - B. Determination - C. Regulation - D. Extrinsically - E. Intrinsically - F. Feedback - G. Time Lag - H. Stochastic Events - I. Diffuse Interactions - J. Higher-Order Interactions -
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II. Key Concepts A. Population growth can be limited by ___________________________________. B. The strength of population determination is ______________________________, but the strength of population regulation is ______________________________. C. Population determination is __________________________________________ (on or off, _______________________________________________________), and population regulation ____________________________________________ (regulation is ________________________________when population size is low, but ______________________________________ when population size is high). D. ______________________________ and _______________________________ are possible mechanisms of regulation. E. When organisms develop strategies to increase their fitness, they have to pay attention to _______________________________________________________. III. General Outline A. Useful Concepts 0 1. R and r a. Population growth rate can be measured with______ and _______ b. These metrics are related by: c. Therefore, we can use _________________ for population growth, no matter what the life history
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max 2. r and r a. Population growth rate can be slowed by ____________________ ______________, ___________________________________, and _____________________________________________________ b. The potential growth rate, in the absence of these effects, is called _____________________________________________________ max c . r - r is called ________________________________________
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course PCB 3043 taught by Professor Mccoy during the Fall '07 term at University of South Florida.

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Lecture 16 - Lecture 16 Dealing with Limitations I Key...

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