Meaning r-selection
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The concept that in certain (r-selected) populations, a high reproductive rate is the chief determinant of life history.
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rapid growth and occupation through early reproduction, short life spans, low biomass, and lots of offspring. See K-Selection.
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A type of selection that favors organisms with a high biotic potential and are able to colonize a habitat rapidly, utilizing the food and other resources before other organisms are established and begin to compete. © 2010 by Nature Education Knowledge.
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r-selection


The concept that in certain populations, life history is centred on producing many young with lower chances of survival. Compare with K-selection.
Source: nzlizards.landcareresearch.co.nz


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