Questions for Connell 1961
1. What kind of organism was used in this study? How appropriate
were they for testing the influence of competition? Why do you
Barnacles are used in this study. These organisms were useful in testing
Birch, LC. 1948. The intrinsic rate of natural increase of an insect population.
Journal of Animal Ecology 17: 15-26.
Write short answers to each of these questions, using information gleaned from the
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What evidence did you find that Pangou plagiarized his paper from
Gonzalez-Martinez and Bravo?
After reading Gonzalez-Martinezs paper, I followed by reading
Pangous paper on the same subject. When I first skimmed the text I
Questions on Krebs et al. 1995. Science 269:1112-1115 Upload your answers to
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What do the authors mean by a factorial design?
The meaning of this is the idea that they will look at mu
Discussion of Paine 1974
Intertidal community structure: experimental studies on the relationship
between a dominant competitor and its principal predator. Oecologia 15: 93120.
1. Can Paine effectively argue that there is only one resource in his
Discussion of Cohen
Why does Cohen say that the human population is growing FASTER than
exponentially? How does Figure 1 illustrate this idea?
Cohen states that human population is growing faster than exponentially
because of the relation betw
Biology 570 Exam 1 Sept 29, 2016Bepreparedtowriteanswersto
thesequestionsinclass,withoutnotes. Your name on your bluebook
indicates that what you write is your own work, not someone elses.
Definitions of plagiarism:
Hansen DiscussionUpload Your Answers to Blackboard Prior to Class and Bring a Printed Copy
1. What do the authors mean by anomaly? The anomaly is with respect to what?
Authors use the term anomaly to explain the difference between the model and
Hot Rocks and Not-So-Hot Rocks
1. How did the authors manipulate the environment in Snakehenge?
The authors selected the rocks, where the snakes would more likely go, and put them in a
What do they mean by a latin-square
Questions for Sousa 1979
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during the discussion.
1. Why 49 newton bins as in Figure 3?
Sousa chose to separate the boulders into 49 Newton classes from 0 to 294.
a. Why did he aba
Outline Lectures 1-3
Lecture 1 Course Introduction See Syllabus under Course Documents
Text Reference Chapter 1
Photosynthesis one of the greatest marvels of evolution, drive life on Earth