Exam_3_Essay_Key-2 - A. Population Growth Grading: 1 point...

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A. Population Growth Grading: 1 point for each correct axes 2 point for exponential curve 1 point if they got the high r and lower r correct 2 point for logistic curve 1 point if K is drawn in the right place 1 point for K=carrying capacity or maximum population size 1 point for example of exponential growth (either explained or a actual organism example) 1 point for example of logistic growth (either explained or a actual organism example) Exponential growth: likely to occur in a newly colonized are or in an area where no resources are yet limited, ex of organisms: humans, bacteria colonizing a new host Logistic growth: likely to occur in a well-established population, an equilibrium population or in a population where at least one resource is limited: ex of organisms: almost anything, I think in the book they give a polar bear as an example B. To get all the points they need to say that the cuckoo is increasing her fitness by cheating and getting parental care for her offspring without having to expend the energy
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2008 for the course NATURAL SC BS 110 taught by Professor Peteramber during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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