The meanings of r- and K-selection

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This paper catalogues several different dichotomies that have all been termed r- and K-selection. The status of the concept of r- and K-selection is discussed and a more restricted usage of the terms is recommended.

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Parry, G.D. The meanings of r- and K-selection. Oecologia 48, 260–264 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00347974

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