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A group of individuals of the same species inhabiting a specific area?
Population.
Rates in a population?
Birthrate, Growthrate, and Deathrate.
Defines us as individuals?
Our unitary nature.
Individual tree or plant produced by sexual reproduction, thus arising from a zygote is a individual or
Genet.
Individual modules produced asexually by the genet.
Ramets.
A group of trees produced by a genet.
Mott.
The area in which an organism occurs.
Distribution
Refers to an organisms numbers or population size.
Abundance.
The number of individuals per unit of space.
Crude Density.
Actual location or place where an organism lives.
Habitat.
The number of individuals per unit of available living space.
Ecological Density.
How organisms are distributed over space is known as.
Dispersion.
Individuals of a population are distributed.
Randomly, Uniformly, or in Clumps.
The most common dispersion type.
Clumped Dispersion.
The movement of individuals in a space.
Dispersal.
Types of dispersal.
Emigration, Immigration, and Migration.
When individuals move out of a given population.
Emigration.
When individuals move in to a given population.
Immigration.
When individuals move out of a given population and then return.
Migration.
The proportion of the various age classes in a population at a given time.
Age structure.
How can you determine the approximate age of trees in which growth is seasonal?
Annual growth rings.
Populations of sexually reproducing organisms in theory tend toward what sex ratio
a ratio of 1:1