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Decomposing the variation in population growth into contributions from multiple demographic rates

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1. The decomposition of variation in population growth into the relative contributions from different demographic rates has multiple uses in population, conservation and evolutionary biology. Recent research has favoured methods based on matrix models termed 'life-table-response experiments' or more generally 'the retrospective matrix method', which provide an approximation of a complete demographic decomposition. The performance of the approximation has not been assessed. 2. We compare the p...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Journal:
JOURNAL OF ANIMAL ECOLOGY
Volume:
74
Issue:
4
Pages:
789-801
Publication date:
2005-07-01
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EISSN:
1365-2656
ISSN:
0021-8790
Source identifiers:
383153
Language:
English
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pubs:383153
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uuid:d430e241-8417-433d-9918-7c90facadf82
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pubs:383153
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2013-11-16

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