Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Fecundity

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_3778

The reproductive capacity of an organism, often taken to mean the number of eggs produced by a female during her lifetime (contrast with fertility).

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