This oak tree near my house is classified as a k-strategist because of it’s species survival strategies. The oak tree, like other k-strategists, develop in stable environments where their species population remains at stable numbers. K-strategists take longer to mature than r-strategists, and produce fewer offspring, this is because they do not need their population to adapt so quickly because the environment is stable. Also, K-strategists have longer lifetimes because the environment does not change much from when they are young like r-strategists.


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