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Unformatted text preview: population's life cycle. Decline is the decrease in the number of individuals in a population, and eventually leads to population extinction . Factors Influencing Population Growth Nearly all populations will tend to grow exponentially as long as there are resources available. Most populations have the potential to expand at an exponential rate, since reproduction is generally a multiplicative process. Two of the most basic factors that affect the rate of population growth are the birth rate , and the death rate . The intrinsic rate of increase is the birth rate minus the death rate....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course BIO BSC1010 taught by Professor Gwenhauner during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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