How well does Logistic Model fit real populations

How well does - Independent birth and death rates – Example as population density increases so does death rate(Density dependent death rate –

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How well does Logistic Model fit real populations? Logistic model gives ecologists a start, but sometimes other factors not included in the equation have effects on the population Periods of severe weather Overshooting carrying capacity
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1/31/11 Population-limiting Factors Density Dependent and Density
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course BIOL 001 taught by Professor Nathan during the Spring '10 term at George Mason.

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