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Unformatted text preview: 1% Growth rate is birth rate minus death rate 2.2% - 1% = 1.2% for the previous example Both birth rates and death rates were high
before the Industrial Revolution
Many deaths due to infectious disease
Many births, but most children did not survive:
high infant mortality
high Infant mortality rates have dropped drastically
Pesticide use on mosquitoes to decrease malaria
deaths Immunization programs Availability of antibiotics 1.
1. When individuals in a population are evenly
spaced their dispersion is termed as:
e. Exponential Evenly spaced pepperoni 2.
2. The growth of the human population over the
past 150 years had increased primarily due to:
a. Increases in death rates
b. Increases in birth rates
c. Decreases in death rates
d. Decreases in birth rate
e. Increases in net primary production 3.
3. According to the
figure to the right, the
carrying capacity for
fruit flies in th...
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- Fall '08