In which of the following phase do organisms in a population multiply at a faster rate?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

In which of the following phase do organisms in a population multiply at a faster rate?
 
(a) Deceleration phase
 
(b) Stationary phase
 
(c) Exponential phase
 
(d) Log phase
 
I got this question during an interview for a job.
 
The doubt is from Growth Models in division Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Right choice is (d) Log phase
 
Explanation: The organisms multiply at a faster rate in the log phase. It is the second phase of the sigmoid (logistic) growth curve. And the maximum growth of the population is observed in this phase.