Which of the following process is responsible for fluctuation in population density? (a)Aestivation

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

Which of the following process is responsible for fluctuation in population density?
 
(a) Aestivation
 
(b) Camouflage
 
(c) Hibernation
 
(d) Mortality
 
This question was posed to me in final exam.
 
Origin of the question is Population Growth topic in section Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

The correct choice is (d) Mortality
 
Best explanation: Mortality is responsible for fluctuation in population density. It is the number of individuals died in a population at a specific time. For humans, it is described as a number of deaths per 1000 of the population per year.