Population Studies by Sampling Method

Biology SSS 1 Second Term


Population Studies by Sampling Method

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

  1. Define Population
  2. Sampling methods used to determine population


Population is defined as the total number of organisms of the same species living together in a given area at a particular time. In an ecosystem, the community is made up of many populations of different species. In population studies of a habitat, the following are usually studied:

  1. Population Size: This refers to the total number of the species of the same kind in a given area or habitat. A large population stands a better chance of surviving dangerous and unfavourable conditions such as fire, diseases, etc while a small population can easily be wiped out.
  2. Population density: Population density is defined as the number of individual.... View More

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