State the scientific term for a peak in population.

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State the scientific term for a peak in population.

Post by Squerl101 » Tue Sep 27, 2011 7:05 pm

Hey everyone, I have a question.

For 3 years, the deer population was 170. This was the peak in the population. What is the scientific term for the peak in population?

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Post by JackBean » Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:29 pm

I would say peak or maximum, but in this case, is it really a peak, if it's for 3 years? What are the other numbers?
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Re: State the scientific term for a peak in population.

Post by Squerl101 » Wed Sep 28, 2011 12:10 am

Hello Jack,
I am sorry as I did not do a good job of explaining. The observation for population was for 25 years. The most there were was 170. This lasted for the final 3 years in the observation.

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Post by JackBean » Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:40 am

yep, than I would say either peak or maximum
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Post by Squerl101 » Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:42 am

Thanks!

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Post by JackBean » Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:42 am

OK :-D
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