Researches on Population Ecology

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 28–38 | Cite as

A rapid estimation of animal population density on the assumption of negative binomial distribution

  • Masae Shiyomi
  • Kazuo Nakamura
  • Michio Uemura


Negative Binomial Distribution Theoretical Distribution Insect Population Aphid Population Preliminary Survey 
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© The Society of Population Ecology 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Masae Shiyomi
    • 1
  • Kazuo Nakamura
    • 1
  • Michio Uemura
    • 2
  1. 1.National Institute of Agricultural SciencesTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Kumamoto Fruit Experiment StationKumamotoJapan

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