Biol 103 Exam 1 - Review Questions for Biol 103 Population...

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Review Questions for Biol 103 Population Growth Definitions: ecology, habitat, limiting factors, population density, population distribution, population, community, ecosystem, biosphere, exponential growth, biotic potential, environmental resistance, carrying capacity What does the subject of ecology address? What changes population size? How are birth and death rates measured? What is the intrinsic rate of natural increase? How does population size increase with constant r? How does population size increase with limited resources? How does the term [(K-N)/K] affect the logistic growth equation? Life History Patterns Definitions: demography, cohort, life table, survivorship, survivorship curve, life-history pattern, demographic transition, Calculate survivorship from data. What are the 3 idealized survivorship curves? What is the difference between them? What is an age distribution? What causes the age distribution of a population to change? What is the consequence of a large group of prereproductive individuals? What sorts of factors regulate population size? How do life-history patterns depend on trade-offs?
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course BIO 103 taught by Professor Philipjones during the Spring '08 term at University of South Dakota.

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Biol 103 Exam 1 - Review Questions for Biol 103 Population...

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