Law of the minimum
law of the minimum (Liebig’s law of the minimum)
Glossary of "Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet (2nd ed.)" by Botkin & Keller (1998)
- The concept that the growth or survival of a population is directly related to the life requirement that is in least supply and not to a combination of factors.
- Botkin, D. B. & Keller, E. A. 1998. Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet, 2nd ed. -xxxxii + 649 pp. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.