Life History Theory
Published Online: 22 JUL 2003
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How to Cite
Yampolsky, L. Y. 2003. Life History Theory. eLS. .
- Published Online: 22 JUL 2003
Life history is a general term for the sequence of fitness-related events and processes occurring during the life of an individual, such as growth, survival and reproduction. Life history theory is a branch of ecology and evolutionary biology that aims to predict and explain the observed patterns in life histories of living organisms.
- life cycle;