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Exponential population growth
Exponential growth of unstructured populations
No OLM is planned.
Regulation of population growth
Growth regulation, feedbacks, and their dynamical consequences
Trade- offs and adaptations
OLM8.1 Growth-defence trade- off and its role in biological invasions
OLM8.4 Calculation of the optimal clutch size in the great tit population of Wytham Woods
OLM8.5 Density- dependent optimization: partial selection pressures for higher reproductive effort
Robust coexistence and population regulation
OLM9.1 K or r0?
OLM9.3 Tilman model: full analysis
OLM9.4 Regulation of plant populations by self- thinning
OLM9.5 The dynamical role of spatial constraints in competitive interactions
OLM9.7 The chemostat model of the Chlorella– Rotifera system
OLM9.8 Simulated dynamics of simple food webs, based on Wollrab et al. 2012
Population regulation and the ecological niche
OLM 10.3 The Maculinea story
OLM 10.4 Historical reflections on the development of the niche concept
OLM 10.5 Niche segregations
OLM 10.7 Coexistence in fluctuating environments: relative nonlinearity and storage effect
Finiteness and diversity
Stochasticity due to finiteness
OLM11.1 Predicting the variance increase due to drift
OLM11.2 Calculation of effective population size in fluctuating populations
OLM11.3 Genetic drift and inbreeding
OLM11.4 Spatial differentiation of populations and migration
OLM11.6 Bestiary of species– abundance distributions
Diversity patterns and population regulation
OLM12.3 Hysteresis in high productivity lakes