Technical Comments

Response to Comments on "On the Regulation of Populations of Mammals, Birds, Fish, and Insects"

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Science  24 Feb 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5764, pp. 1100
DOI: 10.1126/science.1121565

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The technical comments by Getz and Lloyd-Smith, Ross, and Doncaster focus on specific aspects of our analysis and estimation and do not demonstrate any results opposing our key conclusion—that, contrary to what was previously believed, the relation between a population's growth rate (pgr) and its density is generally concave.

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