Chapter 26 Notes-Population Growth and Regulation

Chapter 26 Notes-Population Growth and Regulation - BIOLV01...

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BIOLV01 Algiers, K. Chapter 26 Notes ___________________ Islands http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/easter/index.html Ecology “______________________ (Greek) study of interrelationships between ___________________ things and their ___________________ environment _________________All the members of the same species living in a geog. area _________________Assemblage of populations of different species in a particular geographical area _________________the global system-sum of all the planet’s ecosystems Population ______________ Size of a population can _______________in response to environmental ______________ Factors Population Size – Two __________________________ ____________________ ______________________ Theoretical max. rate at which a population can increase These two forces __________________ the population size 1 Factors preventing maximum growth potential ex:
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BIOLV01 Algiers, K. Biotic Potential Can Produce ________________________ Growth As a result of natural selection, all organisms have evolved the capacity to reproduce ____________________ during their lifetime Can rapidly increase if environmental resistance is ___________________ R = b - d (grow rate) (birth rate) (death rate) ___% ___% ____% ___%
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