Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 54 - Populations - 54.4 - Population Biology Can Be Used in Conserving and Managing Populations - 54.4 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1184: 2


Density-dependent factors are affected by the number of individuals in a population. For example, the rate of transmission of diseases greatly increases as a population gains density. Density-independent factors such as oxygen availability is not affected by the individuals in the populations.

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