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Unformatted text preview: 1/31/11 Logistic Model • When a population is well below K it exhibits exponential growth, but as it approaches K population growth slows down. – Maximum population size is K, then K-N tells us how many more individuals the environment can hold. And (K-N)/K tells us the fraction of K still available for population growth. SO therefore...
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- Spring '10
- Population Ecology, Logistic function, maximum population size