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Which of the following population would be affected most by a density-dependent factor? 100 individuals/km2 50...

Which of the following population would be affected most by a density-dependent factor?

 100 individuals/km2 50 individuals/km2 20 individuals/km2 10 individuals/km2

Answer :- "A" i.e 100 individuals/km².

Explanation :- Density dependent factors are the phenomenon which provide various effect to the size or growth of the population depending upon the density of the population.

Density dependent factors increases with the size of the population i.e density dependent factors are the proportional to the size of the population.

There are 4 density dependent factors in a population i.e competition , predation , parasitism and disease.

So according to the question option is large population than other 3 that is ...

100 individual/km² means 1 individual present at 0.01km². So this population mostly affected by density dependent factors.

So from the above discussion we can conclude that the answer is option "A".

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