Lindeman's efficiency

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The ratio of energy assimilated at one trophic level to that assimilated at the preceding trophic level; the ratio of energy intake at successive trophic levels. It is one of the earliest and most widely applied measures of ecological efficiency.

Subjects: Ecology and Conservation.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.