NEET Botany Biological Classification Questions Solved

The growth curve of bacterial population in lab is plotted against time. What will be the shape of graph?

(1) Sigmoid

(2) Hyperbolic

(3) Ascending straight line

(4) Descending straight line

(2) Under continuous supply of food and space in the laboratory conditions the bacterial population grows exponentially and shows a J-shaped curve, thus the curve would be hyperbolic.

Such populations ultimately crash when the population size grows beyond carrying capacity.

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