Ecology chp.5 (3)

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Ecology chp.5 (3)
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  1. The combination of all factors that act to limit the growth of a population
    Environmental resistance
  2. Together, biotic potential and environmental resistance determine the
    Carrying capacity (k)
  3. The maximum population of a given species that a particular habitat can sustain indefinitely without being degraded
    Carrying capacity (K)
  4. Involves rapid exponential population growth followed by a steady decrease in population growth until the population size levels off
    Logistic growth
  5. Species with a capacity for a high rate population increase (r)
    R selected species
  6. Tend to reproduce later in life and have a small number of offspring with fairly long life spans
    K selected species
  7. The number of individuals in a population found in a particular area or volume
    Population density

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