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Biology 1510 Fall 2010 1 A species with the survivorship curve show below would have 1. low birthrates that increase with female age. 2. constant mortality throughout the lifespan. 3. high early mortality. Age log # Survivors
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Biology 1510 Fall 2010 2 According to the logistic growth equation 1. The number of individuals added per unit time is greatest when N is close to 0. 2. The per capita growth rate increases as N approaches K. 3. Population growth is 0 when N equals K. 4. The population grows exponentially when N is large. dN dt = rN K - N K
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Biology 1510 Fall 2010 3 Studies of the populations cycles of the hare and lynx show 1. Multiple trophic level factors contribute to the population cycles. 2. The prey (hare) population is controlled by predators alone. 3. Hare and lynx are so mutually dependent that each species cannot survive without the other. 4. Both hare and lynx populations are regulated mainly by abiotic factors.
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Biology 1510 Fall 2010 4 17 Community Ecology 2 1 October 2010 Dr. Chrissy Spencer
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2010 for the course BIO 1510 taught by Professor Unknown during the Fall '07 term at Georgia Tech.

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