Grand challenges in population dynamics

  title={Grand challenges in population dynamics},
  author={Daniel Oro},
  booktitle={Front. Ecol. Evol.},
Most multicellular organisms (either metazoan or plants) are grouped in contiguous spatial distributions, where they share genes and common environmental features. These aggregations—the size of which fluctuates in space and time— are called populations. Despite the fact that population dynamics has historically attracted the interest of many scientists, we are still far from understanding how and why populations fluctuate in natural ecosystems. The main reason is that populations are complex… CONTINUE READING