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SELF QUIZ: POPULATION ECOLOGY |

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1. Define and understand the following terms: Population, Population Density, Rate of Population Change. 2. Define and understand the following terms: Biotic Potential, Resistance Factors, Density-dependent Factors, Density-independent Factors. 3. Be able to give examples of density-dependent versus density-independent factors. 4. Define and understand the following terms: Linear Growth, Exponential Growth, Logistic Growth, Overshoot and Crash. 5. Define and understand Carrying Capacity. What happens when a population goes over the carrying capacity? 6. Define and understand Minimum Viable Population. 7. Define keystone species. |