. The number of individuals dying in a population in a given time even when the conditions are not limiting is called


(a)           ecological mortality.

(b)           oligothermic mortality.

(c)           kinetic mortality.

(d)          potential mortality.

Best Answer

(d)     potential mortality.

Minimum specific mortality or potential mortality is the number of individuals dying in a population in a given time even when the conditions are not limiting. This is the normal death rate of individuals due to old age and is constant for a population.

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