Which of the following areas do population ecology links?
(a) Ecology, population genetics, and evolution
(b) Ecology, population genetics, and mathematics
(c) Biology, physics and, history
(d) Ecology, physics and, history
This question was posed to me during an interview.
I’m obligated to ask this question of Population Attributes in chapter Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12
Right option is (a) Ecology, population genetics, and evolution
To elaborate: Population ecology is a subject that studies the reasons, factors affecting population and how population change over time. It is important for biology conservation and it links ecology with population genetics and evolution.