Dec2_Populations - Definethetermsb,d,randK...

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Define  the terms  b d, r  and  K Relate  the terms  b d and  to change in population size (N) Relate  fitness consequences of biotic interactions to rates of population growth ( b d r , and  K ) Compare  and  contrast  density-dependent and density-independent limits on population  growth Provide examples of density-dependent and density independent limits on population growth Relate  density-dependent population growth to the concept of fitness
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Anopheles  vectors Anopheles gambiae  and  Anopheles arabiensis  overlap in their geographic distributions A. gambiae  prefers wetter habitats,  A. arabiensis  prefers drier habitats. This difference reflects what kind of interaction? A. abiotic D. competition B. consumption E. commensalism C. mutualism When they share a habitat, the rate of development of  A. gambiae  speeds up, whereas that of  A.  arabiensis  slows down. Assume both lower the  survival rate of larvae. What kind of interaction is this? A. abiotic D. competition B. parasitism E. consumption C. mutualism A. gambiae  prefer habitats near humans,  A. arabiensis  prefers habitats near livestock. This is a difference what kind of interaction?
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2010 for the course IB 150 taught by Professor Caceres,c during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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