The Population Consequences of Life History Phenomena

  title={The Population Consequences of Life History Phenomena},
  author={Lamont C. Cole},
  journal={The Quarterly Review of Biology},
  pages={103 - 137}
  • L. C. Cole
  • Published 1 June 1954
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  • The Quarterly Review of Biology
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