Intrinsic rate of increase
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intrinsic rate of increase (r)
Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- The rate at which a population can grow when its density is low and environmental conditions are highly favorable.
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.