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Population ecology

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The ecological study of the dynamics of populations of a single species.


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Re: Why is knowledge on phylogeny important

... spillover" (The transmission of infectious agents from a reservoir population (for example commercial bumble bees) to a sympatric wild population). ... interaction in a certain region. Although this reminds me of my applied ecology course, that introducing replacement species to restore function ...

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by Lucanus cervus
Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:45 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why is knowledge on phylogeny important
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In genetics, the population would be defined as a group of closely related individuals. I don't understand why this is posted in an ecology forum. Do inbreeding/outbreeding mean something slightly different in ecology? So a population ...

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by Crucible
Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:22 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: hybridization
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Views: 3620

hybridization

In genetics, the population would be defined as a group of closely related individuals. I don't understand why this is posted in an ecology forum. Do inbreeding/outbreeding mean something slightly different in ecology?

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by aptitude
Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:55 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: hybridization
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Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy

... (or deny) anything that you say. This guy seem to be interested in Wolf ecology, but I fail to see the relevance to your grand claim about evolution ... your deer example: any changes in an individual will propagate in the population only if it provides a strong enough advantage over the competitors ...

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by canalon
Thu Dec 16, 2010 3:24 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy
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silly question about community ecology?

Ok, so predators eat preys...lets say i DONT want the preys to be eaten by the predators so I kill all the predators, would the prey population increase (since no one wants to eat them) ??

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by b1163
Sun Dec 12, 2010 1:52 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: silly question about community ecology?
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