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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.