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Unformatted text preview: that produce a lot of eggs. Those that produce few eggs have offspring that produce few eggs and those that produce a lot of eggs have offspring that produce a lot of eggs. Those that produce a lot of eggs have more individuals that reach adulthood and so reproduce. K-selected-I’ll let you do this one. 9a. Highest: 3 and 4 Lowest: 0 and 6 9b. Plant population size should decrease over time. Focus on age class 3 and 4 because these are the ones with the highest reproductive value (they produce the most offspring) 10. Carrying capacity is the number of individuals that can be supported in a particular location. This is dependent on the resources that are available. K can change for a population. It can decrease if, for example, the population size of the food source is low for a given year. It can increase by us adding food to the environment or the population size of the food source is very high for a given year. 2...
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course BIS 101 taught by Professor Simonchan during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '08