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Synonyms for population

the people who inhabit a territory or state

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a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area

(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn

the number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.)

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the act of populating (causing to live in a place)

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Salinity management for the eight experimental populations was as follows: "Stock" dilutions (151 L) of ambient seawater with fresh water to obtain desired salinities (1, 2, 3, and 4) were made daily and allowed to sit for 24 h with aeration in the holding tank (temperature equilibration) before daily water changes.
109) In practice, the FWS always designates an experimental population as nonessential, affording them the least protection under the ESA.
We then test these predictions in the field by manipulating the magnitude of initial size variation in experimental populations of the generalist grasshopper, Melanoplus femurrubrum.
We further conducted preliminary association study in an experimental population reported previously.
Park staff monitor two populations of the cactus and are working to establish an experimental population in Big Bend.
2) A small experimental population was also established, temporarily, on the moon in 1968.
To establish an experimental population under section 10(j), the population must be "wholly separate geographically" from any already existing wolves within the experimental area.
We examined this possibility by plotting the mean values for each of these traits (adjusted for female size variation) against the cumulative population density (the summed density of each experimental population until the sample date; Fig.
They would bring in wolves from Canada, and these would be given the bureaucratic label of "Non-Essential Experimental Population.
In an experimental population, healthy individuals were mostly from resistant families and none became diseased in the 3rd year (Alexander and Antonovics, 1995).
The wolves of Yellowstone are an experimental population introduced from Canadian stock, and their numbers have increased greatly in the past ten years.
The Farm Bureau argued that it was illegal for USFWS to mix an experimental population of wolves with a native population, which could not be shot under any circumstances, because the two were afforded different protections under the law.
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