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Unformatted text preview: rate over these 44 years? 7. When rats invade a new warehouse where living conditions are ideal, they multiple at a very rapid rate: = 0.0147/day. How many days are required for the population to double? 8. 2006 population data (UNFPA), (data rounded: millions or as per 1000 per yr.) 1990: N BR DR 2006: N BR DR Nigeria 86 46 16 127 39 14 China 1116 22 7 1313 15 7 Czech R. 10 13 13 10 9 11 Mexico 83 29 6 103 22 5 a. which country has the highest r in 2006? In 1990? b. how many years will it take the population of Nigeria to double? c. Which country is furthest along in the demographic transition? 9. Using the logistic growth equation calculate the instantaneous rate of increase of a population when a. = 0.01/yr and N = K/1000 b. = 0.01/yr and N = K/2 c. = 0.01/yr and N = K 10. Explain Volterras principle of pest resurgence using the LotkaVolterra equations?...
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 Spring '10
 DavidWoodruff
 Ecology, Population Ecology, Evolution

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