EEMB 2 Practice Quest W08

EEMB 2 Practice Quest W08 - Practice Questions for Midterm...

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Practice Questions for Midterm I Examination EEMB 2 – Introductory Biology (Ecology) Winter 2008 1. The statistician Verhulst is best known for… a) suggesting that geometric growth was balanced by natural resistance to growth b) suggesting that mortality rate increased as the sixth root of density of a population c) being the “father of demography” d) deriving the equation which describes the logistic growth of populations e) recognizing the importance of relationships of organisms in determining species assemblages 2. What factor limits the local distribution of the small barnacle species ( Chthamalus ) in the rocky intertidal zone in Britain? 3. A direct physical interaction over resources in which both individuals are harmed is classified as:
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