Population was defined by Clarke in 1954.
The term population refers to the total number of individuals of a sp. occupying a particular geographic aera at a given time.
A sp. may have a single population or many population inhabiting diff. regions.
Population education is necessory for students to know about -
1. Uncontrolled population leads to environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources extinction of species.
2. Benefits to biosphere.
3. Advantages of a small family names to human.
4. Relation of population to the standards of life.
5. Methods of slowing down the growth of human population.