r and K Selection in Experimental Populations of Escherichia coli

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Science  15 Dec 1978:
Vol. 202, Issue 4373, pp. 1201-1203
DOI: 10.1126/science.202.4373.1201


Populations were adapted in vitro under density-dependent and density-independent population controls. Comparison of strains fails to demonstrate any trade-off in adaptation under these population controls.