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- # & size of offspring individual variation in condition & in allocation decisions:
“raw material” for selection on acquisition & allocation
species differences in ecologically-determined rates of mortality:
variation in allocation strategies Life history classiﬁcation: r and K selection terminology derived from population growth models
r selection K selection population growth rate r carrying capacity K r-selected species have K-selected species have traits that increase r traits that increase
(when populations ﬁll
environment near carrying
capacity) Life history classiﬁcation:
MacArthur & Wilson’s r and K selection r selection K selection - high growth rate;
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2014 for the course BIO SCI 310 taught by Professor Gerlindehobel during the Spring '14 term at Wisconsin Milwaukee.
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