3bEstimatingPopulationSize

Using the lincoln peterson index calculate the number

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Unformatted text preview: calculate the number of pinto beans in the population (N). Show your calculations. 3. Using the Schnabel index, calculate the number of pinto beans in the population (N). Show your calculations. m ÂM C i N= i i =1 m ÂR i i =1 Discussion How do your estimates compare to the true population size? If your estimated values differ from the true value, why do you think this might have occurred? Did the Schnabel index give you a better estimate of the actual population size than did the LincolnPeterson index? Why? 72 Exercise 3.B. Estimating Population Size: Mark-Recapture...
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