Intrinsic rate of natural increase: The relationship with body size

Abstract

The relationship between previously published values of “the intrinsic rate of natural increase” (r m ) and body weight is studied. When organisms covering a wide range of body weights are compared, a correlation is found which can be described by the equation r m =aW n where r m is the intrinsic rate of natural increase per day and W is the average body… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00384576

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@article{Fenchel1974IntrinsicRO, title={Intrinsic rate of natural increase: The relationship with body size}, author={Tom Fenchel}, journal={Oecologia}, year={1974}, volume={14}, pages={317-326} }