R-STRATEGY

Reproductive technique that entails an elevated tempo of reproduction with minimal parental expenditure. It means increasing the pace of reproduction as well as creating a comparatively large number of offspring results in reproductive achievement as compared to creating just a few offspring that demand higher levels of parental expenditure.

R-STRATEGY: "Thanks to r-strategy, the male had lots of offspring."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "R-STRATEGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/r-strategy/ (accessed November 19, 2017).
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