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growth curve

n
(Mathematics) a curve on a graph in which a variable is plotted against time to illustrate the growth of the variable
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Study of microbial growth curve is a fundamental aspect of predictive microbiology and is indispensable in diverse fields of biotechnology, genetics and ecology (Kovarove at al., 1998; Malakar et al., 2003).
He added: "They are a long, long way also ahead in their growth curve, their career paths, their strength and conditioning than the Roscommon team.
The PV capacity growth curve will be positive for the foreseeable future
Table 2 contains the averaged estimates of the [L.sub.[infinity]], k, and [t.sub.0] parameters for each species, and the global model used to graph each growth curve (Fig.
This research note addreses the study of change over time by the use of a cohort sequential design (CSD), and data analysis using latent growth curve modeling (LGM).
I'm glad the PVC fence growth curve is going off the charts, because it will stop people from comparing the cost of plastic alternative fences to wood." Comptrusion plans to expand production next year in Canada and the U.S.
"Searle is on a steep growth curve in Latin America, and teaming up with the larger Pfizer infrastructure is enabling us to springboard into the region," says David Quail, vice president of sales and marketing for Searle Asia, Latin America and Canada.
The difference in complexity between IBM and Nucor is vast and the challenges of maintaining IBM's growth curve versus Nucor's are similarly mismatched.
However, you were hired to oversee that product with the expectation it was on an upward growth curve. You won't be allowed three or four quarters of bad results, maybe not even two, The product will be sold again--or killed--and you will be out.
"We have sound reasons for projecting an enormous growth curve for microbrewing throughout the Pacific Rim," said Peter W.H.
She identifies four stages of a growth curve. In stage one, new discoveries provide models or paradigms for future work, new scientists are attracted to the area, but little or no social organization has emerged.