Density dependent factors that cause death rates to

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Unformatted text preview: e: Month 0: Popula;on: N0 = 2 Popula;on Growth Rate: r = 4.9 Month 1: Popula;on: N1 = N0 + (N0 * r) N1 = 2 + (2 * 4.9) = 11.8 Example: Month 1: Popula;on: N1 = 11.8 Popula;on Growth Rate: r = 4.9 Month 2: Popula;on: N2 = N1 + (N1 * r) calculate N2 = ________________ Exponen3al growth Popula;on size 400 300 J- shaped curve 200 100 1 2 months 3 r = b – d What will cause the mouse popula3on to stop increasing, before all the mice weigh as much as Earth? Density Dependent Factors that cause death rates to rise as popula3on size increases compe33on diseases preda3on risk Density Dependent Factors that cause birth rat...
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