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Best Answers for the Ecology section practice questions 1 — e) The carrying capacity is determined by the action of predators 2 — c) Average population sizes are smaller on small islands 3 — c) Disease 4 — e) all of the above 5 — d) Immigration rates increase. 6 — d) The carrying capacity is proportional to the population density. 7 — b) Keystone predators reduce diversity in a community by holding down or wiping
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Unformatted text preview: out prey populations. 8 a) produce many small offspring only once 9 d) any of the above 10 b) evolution 11 d) 20 12 c) As N approaches K, the per capita death rate ( d ) increases 13 b) All of the organisms inhabiting a 2-hectare forest. 14 b) resource partitioning 15 d) Mllerian mimicry 16 d) B and C 17 c) denitrifying bacteria...
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