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In our example, the population is increasing. When lambda is 1 the population remains stable. When it is below 1 the population is decreasing, and when lambda is above 1 the population is increasing. The table shows that the population is increasing. Looking at Figure 10.8 B we see that the population size is increasing. From year 1 to year 5 the population increased by 1037.3 individuals. Our lambda increased by .21 from year 2 to year 5. From year 2 to the next year was the biggest increase in lambda. After the first initial jump lambda continued to increase just by smaller increments every year. If we continued the table, we would notice that lambda would eventually reach a constant assuming our survival and fecundity rates remain constant.

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