r‐ AND K‐SELECTION REVISITED: THE ROLE OF POPULATION REGULATION IN LIFE‐HISTORY EVOLUTION

@article{Reznick2002rAK,
  title={r‐ AND K‐SELECTION REVISITED: THE ROLE OF POPULATION REGULATION IN LIFE‐HISTORY EVOLUTION},
  author={David N. Reznick and Michael J. Bryant and Farrah Bashey},
  journal={Ecology},
  year={2002},
  volume={83},
  pages={1509-1520}
}
The theory of r- and K-selection was one of the first predictive models for life-history evolution. It helped to galvanize the empirical field of comparative life-history and dominated thinking on the subject from the late 1960s through the 1970s. Large quan- tities of field data were collected that claimed to test predictions of the theory. By the early 1980s, sentiment about the theory had changed so completely that a proposal to test it or the use of it to interpret empirical results would… 

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