Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 46 - 46.2 - Concept Check - Page 1023: 2


(a) Production of high numbers of offspring to create a high probability of some surviving. (b) Spending more time with offspring to ensure survival of individuals.

Work Step by Step

In general, organisms that produce high numbers of offspring spend little effort in protecting them and rely on the odds. Organisms that have few offspring put more effort into protecting them for a longer period of time to help them survive to self-sufficiency.
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