What is the definition of population ecology?
A. The study of interactions between organisms and their physical environment
B. The study of evolutionary processes and their effects on populations
C. The study of interactions between different populations in an ecosystem
D. The study of the distribution and abundance of individuals within a species
Correct Option: Answer is D
Population ecology is a branch of ecology that focuses on the study of populations of organisms belonging to the same species. t involves examining how populations are distributed across different habitats and how their numbers change over time.