An Introduction to Population Ecology - The Logistic Growth Equation

By Brandon M. Hale1, Maeve L. McCarthy1

1. Murray State University

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Describes the logistic population growth model and applies it to the scenario of population growth and overabundance in white-tailed deer. Activity also contains links to more advanced activities such how to model the harvesting rate of a population with logistic growth.

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Alison N Hale

University of Pittsburgh