Explain how age structure, generation time, and sex structure of populations can affect population growth.?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Well if the population has a very uneven ratio of any of these factors, than growth will be limited since this wouldn't be favorable for mating. For instance, if the general population was made of very young individuals then growth would be slow until they reached the appropriate age to mate. Another example is if there are significantly more females than males or vice versa.

  • 5 years ago

    Age the woman has them. A 40 year old woman who had her first kid at 40 is less likely to get more compared to an 18 year old woman because of the risks associated and other factors

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