Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 55 - Ecology of Individuals and Populations - Figure 55.17 - Inquiry Question: 1

Answer

The growth rate converges on zero since, as carrying capacity is neared, the limits on resources become an important drag on population increase, driving it to zero.

Work Step by Step

To see this, review the text on growth curves and carrying capacity.
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