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K selection,



Ecol.
selection occurring when a population is at or near the carrying capacity of the environment, which is usually stable: tends to favor individuals that successfully compete for resources and produce few, slowly developing young, and results in a stable population of long-lived individuals. Cf. r selection. Also,K-se•lec•tionPronunciation: (kā'si-lek"shun). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/k-selection.html on line 107 [key]

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