Population Ecology

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What is Population Ecology?

  • "The study of populations in reaction to their enviroment, including enviromental influences on population density, distribution,age structure, and size." (Campbell Biology 10th Edition)
Why are density and dispersion important in Population Ecology?
Population Ecology
  • Density is the number of individuals per unit area or volume.
  • Dispersion is the pattern or spacing among individuals within the boundaries of the population.


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