What do organisms in a population do in the lag phase?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

What do organisms in a population do in the lag phase?
 
(a) Grow at a slower rate
 
(b) Grow at a faster rate
 
(c) Death
 
(d) Tend to adapt
 
The question was asked in final exam.
 
My question is based upon Growth Models in chapter Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Correct option is (d) Tend to adapt
 
For explanation: The lag phase is the initial phase of a growth curve in which the population increases slowly. In this phase, the population tries to adopt the new environment. The population density increases in the positive acceleration phase.