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You have been asked to estimate the population density of the tree-of-heaven, an invasive shrub previously planted because of its lovely compound leaves, in central Kentucky. You choose a wooded area 5 km from campus because it is easy to get to and you will not get lost in the woods. You sample by finding the first tree-of-heaven you find, and
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Unformatted text preview: then counting the total number of plants within a 10m radius. Will this give you an accurate estimate of the population density of tree-of-heaven in central Kentucky? Correct the design, if necessary. Defend your answer....
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This lab report was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Sikkel during the Fall '07 term at Centre College.

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