Factors that limit growth and produce population equilibrium are known as ____________.
_______________ rates are those in which a population grows rapidly when conditions are good, then slows as it approaches carrying capacity.
An organism's _________________ is the maximum number of offspring that it can produce
A dieback, or _________, often occurs after a species oscillates around its environmental carrying capacity.
You are studying an organism that is a pioneer species, is an opportunists, and does not care for it's offspring. This organism probably has a _______ population growth strategy.
You are studying an organism that is fairly large, matures slowly, lives fairly long, and cares for its offspring. This organism probably has a ______________ population growth strategy.
the term ______________ refers to an organism's physical ability to reproduce while fertility is actual number of offspring produced.
___________ population control factors cause mortality regardless of population size