In which phase population achieves zero growth?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

In which phase population achieves zero growth?
 
(a) Growing phase
 
(b) Stationary phase
 
(c) Lag phase
 
(d) Log phase
 
I got this question during an interview for a job.
 
The above asked question is from Growth Models topic in section Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

The correct choice is (b) Stationary phase
 
To explain: The population achieves zero growth in the stationary phase. It is the last phase of logistic growth. It is due to many reasons such as exhaustion of resources, aging, etc.