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Help me solve this In a growing population of a country

In a growing population of a country

  • Option 1)

    reproductive and pre -reproductive individuals are equal in number.

  • Option 2)

    reproductive individuals are less than the post - reproductive individuals.

  • Option 3)

    pre - reproductive individuals are more than the reproductive individuals.

  • Option 4)

    pre - reproductive individuals are less than the reproductive individuals .

 
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As we learnt in

Population Growth -

The size of a population for any species is not a static parameter. It keeps changing in time, depending on various factors including food availability, predation pressure and adverse weather.

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It is these changes in population density that give us some idea of what is happening to the population – whether it is flourishing or declining.

 

Whenever the pre-reproductive individuals or the younger population size is larger than the reproductive group, the population will be an increasing population.

 


Option 1)

reproductive and pre -reproductive individuals are equal in number.

This is incorrect.

Option 2)

reproductive individuals are less than the post - reproductive individuals.

This is incorrect.

Option 3)

pre - reproductive individuals are more than the reproductive individuals.

This is correct.

Option 4)

pre - reproductive individuals are less than the reproductive individuals .

This is incorrect.

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