Which of the following initial phase is slow?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

Which of the following initial phase is slow?
 
(a) Declaration phase
 
(b) Stationary phase
 
(c) Lag phase
 
(d) Log phase
 
The question was asked during an interview.
 
Asked question is from Growth Models in section Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

The correct option is (c) Lag phase
 
To elaborate: The lag phase is initial and slow. It is the phase in which the population increases slowly and tends to adopt the new environment. The population density increases in the positive acceleration phase.