A Primer of Ecology
With the aim of teaching students the essential models in population and community ecology, this book explains in detail the basic concepts of exponential and logistic population growth, age-structured demography, metapopulation dynamics, competition, predation and island biogeography.
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... rate is higher than the birth rate, and the population will decline. As with the
exponential growth model, we can use the rules of calculus to integrate the
growth equation and express population size as a function of time: K N, = — E
tion 2.2 ...
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This is a very good introduction to the mathematical models used in population dynamics. The author begins with a simple exponential model of population growth, gradually extends the model to account ... Read full review
Logistic Population Growth
AgeStructured Population Growth
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