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Models for pair formation in bisexual populations

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Birth, death, pair formation, and separation are described by a system of three nonlinear homogeneous ordinary differential equations. The qualitative properties of the system are investigated, in particular the conditions for existence and global stability of the bisexual state.

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Hadeler, K.P., Waldstätter, R. & Wörz-Busekros, A. Models for pair formation in bisexual populations. J. Math. Biology 26, 635–649 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00276145

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Key words

  • Pair formation
  • Two-sex population
  • Homogeneous evolution equation