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strategy

1. The science of military command, or the science of projecting campaigns and directing great military movements; generalship.

2. The use of stratagem or artifice. 3. A plan of action encompassing the methods to be adopted from beginning to end of a task or endeavor, focussing on the general methods; contrasted with tactics, which is a plan for accomplishing subgoals of lesser extent than the primary goal. Thus, a strategy is a plan for winning a war, and a tactic is a plan for winning a battle. 4. Biol. A behavior evolved and exhibited by a living organism to accomplish some important goal, as a foraging strategy.

Origin: Gr., cf. F. Strategie. See Stratagem.


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Re: The evolution of facilitation and semelparity

... you, they are the characteristics of an r-selected species: Large number of offspring, low amount of parental investment. This is the most optimal strategy for an annual species as due to the life cycle there is a) little opportunity for repeated reproduction and b) Little opportunity for parental ...

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by Youngji
Sun Jan 11, 2015 11:55 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The evolution of facilitation and semelparity
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Re: Please read! About life history strategies!

... you, they are the characteristics of an r-selected species: Large number of offspring, low amount of parental investment. This is the most optimal strategy for an annual species as due to the life cycle there is a) little opportunity for repeated reproduction and b) Little opportunity for parental ...

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by Youngji
Sun Jan 11, 2015 11:30 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Please read! About life history strategies!
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Please read! About life history strategies!

My first thought would be that r-selection strategy would be the most the most successful, mostly because it sounds like there is a high amount of variability in the environment.

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by BasicBiology
Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:34 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Please read! About life history strategies!
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Please read! About life history strategies!

... question, and google was very little help. So please help me if you can! Assume annual species lives in a stochastic environment and acts in a strategy-independent way where all individuals are affected equally, and fecundity is traded off with juvenile survival. There are also some fluctuating ...

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by tjam123
Sat Nov 15, 2014 3:14 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Please read! About life history strategies!
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Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

... a daunting public health challenge and is hampered by a paucity of knowledge regarding filovirus pathogenesis. This report describes a successful strategy for interfering with EBOV infection using antisense phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomers (PMOs). A combination of EBOV-specific PMOs targeting ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???
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