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Populations
7.5 Carrying capacity and factors affecting population sizes within communities/ecosystems

Population growth and carrying capacity
In most ecosystems, the number of individuals of a species (its population) will fluctuate over time, but this is not a strict
rule. Sometimes, population sizes can remain fairly constant over a long…

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For r-strategists the most important factor affecting growth rate within the population is the rate at which they can
reproduce (r). This is a characteristic attribute for species with short generation times, such as bacteria, and also of
pioneer species (see 7.3 Succession). Quick population growth means a pioneer r-strategist…

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