How Are The J and S-shaped Curves Of Population Growth Different From Each Other?

The J-shaped and the S-shaped curves are different in the following ways:

J-shaped Curve

S-shaped Curve

The exponential growth of population over time.

The sigmoid or the logistic growth of population over time.

It occurs when there are plenty of resources.

It occurs when the resources are limited.

It occurs in two phases- log and lag phase.

It occurs in lag phase, log phase, deceleration phase and stationary phase.

The stationary is not usually reached.

The stationary phase is reached.

It takes into account the carrying capacity.

It does not take into account the carrying capacity.

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