Mar 31, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin

BIO 5212 - Population Ecology (4)

When Offered: Fall, Alternate years
This course will employ genetic and ecological principles to explore the population dynamics of plants and animals. The role of populations in evolutionary and ecological processes will be emphasized. Topics will include conservation and loss of genetic variation in natural populations; growth and regulation of populations; and factors affecting their demography, distribution and abundance. Labs will include models of growth and regulation along with techniques for analysis of populations in the field.
Prerequisites: BIO 3302 (Ecology).
Lecture three hours, laboratory three hours.