K-selected



Ecology.
1.
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.
Compare .

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • K-selection

    Ecology. 1. 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. Compare .

  • K-series

    [key-seer-eez] /ˈkeɪˌsɪər iz/ noun, Physics. 1. See under . [key-lahyn] /ˈkeɪˌlaɪn/ noun, Physics. 1. one of a series of lines (K-series) in the x-ray spectrum of an atom corresponding to radiation (K-radiation) produced by the transition of an electron to the K-shell.



  • Ksg

    abbreviation 1. Knight of the Order of St Gregory the Great (a Papal honorary title)

  • Ksh

    Korn Shell



Disclaimer: K-selected definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.