Tag: Genetics

  • Batesian Mimicry

    Batesian Mimicry

    In Batesian Mimicry, a harmless species evolves to resemble a harmful one, thereby deterring predators. First articulated in 19th-century scientific research, this form of mimicry is governed by natural selection and frequently manifests in regions of high ecological diversity.

  • r/K Selection Theory

    r/K Selection Theory

    The concept of r/K Selection Theory categorizes species based on their reproductive strategies, distinguishing between rapid reproduction with numerous offspring and slower reproduction with greater investment in fewer offspring. This framework contributes to the understanding of biodiversity and resource management.