BIOL2060 - Lecture 17 - Oct 16, 2013

Life tables part ii fecundity 4 applications of life

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Unformatted text preview: e tables part II-fecundity 4. Applications of life table data to conservation 5. Trade-offs and life history evolution 6. Density-independent population growth 7. Density-dependent population growth 8. Metapopulations 3 What models can we use to predict how the number of individuals in a population will change over time? ????????? 4 2 What models can we use to predict how the number of individuals in a population will change over time? 1. Models of density-independent population growth ????????? In density-independent models, the per capita population growth 5 rate does not depend on the population size Models of density-independent population growth: Exponential growth model Nt = N 0e rt 6 3 Models of density-independent population growth: Exponential growth model Nt = N 0e dN = rN dt rt 7 Models of density-independent population growth: Exponential growth model Populus A program for modelling population growth http://www.cbs.umn.edu/populus 4 EFFECT OF THE BIOTIC AND ABIOTIC ENVIRONMENT ON THE ABUNDANCE OF ORGANISMS 1. Introduction to life hi...
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