reproductive potential

reproductive potential

the population size reached as a result of the maximum possible growth rate, under ideal environmental conditions, in the absence of predators and competition for food and space. Under these circumstances there is no environmental resistance. see FECUNDITY.
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DVIF&G's team of experts works quickly with the oncology team to carefully craft a plan that safeguards the patient's reproductive potential through the SEEDS[R] program.
Molting causes rejuvenation of reproductive organ which increases their reproductive potential.
Including fecundity with other parameters measured for exploited stocks often allows for a more precise estimate of reproductive potential, thus allowing reproductive potential to be conserved for sustainable exploitation (Scott et al.
Reproductive potential measured as potential annual fecundity has not been addressed in any species of the genus Serranus with the POF method to date.
Previous studies have shown that metabolomic profiling can be used to identify unique biomarkers left behind by embryos in culture, which foretell the embryos with the highest reproductive potential in IVF.
In estimating the reproductive potential of fish, information on sex ratio of fish can be included to determine female spawning biomass.
The measurement of the reproductive potential of a population is based on an estimate of individual fecundity, which is usually taken as the mean number of eggs produced individually per female (Cobb & Caddy 1989).
Our study underlines the importance of probing the impact of environmental contaminants on the health of mothers and foetuses and on the reproductive potential of future generations," said lead researcher Dr.
They analyzed total egg production during the reproductive season and determined that the size composition of the spawning fraction influences the reproductive potential of the stock.
The metabolomics company's lead product, ViaMetrics-E[TM], is a diagnostic procedure designed to help identify the most viable embryos with the greatest reproductive potential for in vitro fertilization (IVF).
ABSTRACT Adult fecundity and reproductive potential can be critical determinants of subsequent larval supply and juvenile recruitment, and important determinants of placed-based management, especially when selecting sites for marine reserves where larval export is an expected outcome.
Because nitrous oxide is a gas, concerns have been raised about the potential for adverse effects on the embryo-fetus, as well as the potential effects on women of reproductive potential working in surgical areas.

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