R-selection meaning

ärsĭ-lĕkshən
A form of selection that occurs in an environment with plentiful resources, favoring a reproductive strategy in which many offspring are produced.
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A form of selection that occurs in an environment with plentiful resources, favoring a reproductive strategy in which many offspring are produced.
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Origin of r-selection

  • r(ate of increase)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition