Evol Ecol Res 5: 1111-1112 (2003)     Full PDF if your library subscribes.

Cohort-size/body-size scaling rules for stationary populations

Eric L. Charnov

Department of Biology, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, USA


I derive a rule linking individual growth rate to mortality rate. It yields a power function for cohort size plotted against body size.

Keywords: allometry, growth, mortality, population dynamics, trees.

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