Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 5, Populations - Assessment - 5.2 Limits to Growth - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 148: 11



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Option b. is incorrect. A density-independent limiting factor does not rely on the population size. Options c. and d. are incorrect. Predator-prey and parasitic relationships are types of density-dependent limiting factors. Option a. is correct. A density-dependent limiting factor is affected by how dense a population is.
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