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Population growth

population growth

(Science: epidemiology) increase, over a specific period of time, in the number of individuals living in a country or region.


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1 small multiple choice question [population dynamics]

... you've given: A) The acceleration phase is the initial increase in population and is often followed by an exponential growth phase (if conditions continue to be favourable), similar to what the human population ...

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by BasicBiology
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:47 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: 1 small multiple choice question [population dynamics]
Replies: 1
Views: 253

1 small multiple choice question [population dynamics]

... on commercial whaling. 1.1) once the ban on whaling had been instituted, the populations of whales increased. Which is the best description of the growth in whales? A) accelerating growth phase B) decelerating growth phase C) equilibrium phase D) lag phase Please clarify the answer for this, there ...

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by Jeddles
Mon Sep 22, 2014 8:00 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: 1 small multiple choice question [population dynamics]
Replies: 1
Views: 253

antibiotic overuse ???

... The bacteria would be seen as resistant to the antibiotic. f) if the population however was to grow in number...then you would have a resistant ... was the problem but rather other factors that caused the population growth. Yes, if the antibiotic hadn't been used in the first place it could ...

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by androspandros
Thu Sep 18, 2014 8:43 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: antibiotic overuse ???
Replies: 3
Views: 278

Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... but I will suggest that intelligence is maintained in all Homo sapien populations because intelligence is useful in any environment where the food supply permits extra brain growth. If we ever get evidence that—environmental influences equal—African genetics ...

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by wildfunguy
Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 269827

Re:

... developed world. It may well diminsh Tay-Sachs, Huntington etc. in that population- a bunch that characteristically has very few offspring, a population segment of de minimus impact in context of continued population growth in the 3rd world that will drive toward greater genetic diversity and ...

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by Rap
Sat May 26, 2012 3:59 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Perception and Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 8661
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