Lab3_PopulationEcology

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1   INET Lab Report 3 Population Ecology Student:    Email :   Date:    I. Population Growth EXERCISE 3.1  – Natural population growth What is the variable in this investigation? State a hypothesis that is appropriate for this investigation. 3. Count the cells in  Figure 3.3  and record the data in  Table 3.1 . It is not necessary to use five  population density counts.  Record your count in the total column. When the yeast cells were multiplying most rapidly, what was their  generation  time? Age of Culture (hr) Average  Population  Density 0 3 6 9 12 15 18 21 24 27 30 Table 3.1 Population density data 5. Graph the actual population growth on  Figure 3.4  in your lab manual. © Access Learning Systems
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2   EXERCISE 3.2  – Determine theoretical population growth 1. Determine the theoretical growth of a population for ten generations using the formula in your lab manual (doubling  each population) and record data in  Table 3.2 . Generation
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2011 for the course BIOL 1409 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Dallas Colleges.

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