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What do 'a' and 'b' represent in the following population growth curve?

A
‘a’ represents exponential growth when responses are not limiting the growth; and ‘b’ represents logistic growth when responses are limiting the growth.
B
‘a’ represents logistic growth when responses are not limiting the growth; ‘b’ represents exponential growth when responses are limiting the growth.
C
‘a’ represents carrying capacity and ‘b’ shows logistic growth when responses are limiting the growth.
D
‘a’ represents exponential growth when responses are not limiting the growth and ‘b’ shows carrying capacity.
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NEET 2024
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The equation of Verhulst-Pearl logistic growth is $$\frac{\mathrm{dN}}{\mathrm{dt}}=\mathrm{rN}\left[\frac{\mathrm{K}-\mathrm{N}}{\mathrm{K}}\right]$$. From this equation, $$\mathrm{K}$$ indicates:

A
Intrinsic rate of natural increase
B
Biotic potential
C
Carrying capacity
D
Population density
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NEET 2024
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Which one of the following factors will not affect the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium?

A
Genetic recombination
B
Genetic drift
C
Gene migration
D
Constant gene pool
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NEET 2024
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Given below are two statements:

Statement I: Gause's competitive exclusion principle states that two closely related species competing for different resources cannot exist indefinitely.

Statement II: According to Gause's principle, during competition, the inferior will be eliminated. This may be true if resources are limiting.

In the light of the above statements, choose the correct answer from the options given below :

A
Both Statement I and Statement II are true.
B
Both Statement I and Statement II are false.
C
Statement I is true but Statement II is false.
D
Statement I is false but Statement II is true.
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