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Lotka–Volterra Interspecific Competition

  • M. Henry H. Stevens
Part of the Use R! book series (USE R)

Abstract

Different species frequently compete for limiting resources, and as a result have negative impacts on each other. For example, change in species composition during secondary succession (Fig. 5.1) appears mediated by, among other things, a species' ability to intercept light, grow, and cast shade over other species. This chapter addresses very simple ways to represent such interactions between species.

Keywords

Jacobian Matrix Return Time Unstable Equilibrium Boundary Equilibrium Dominant Eigenvalue 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BotanyMiami UniversityOxfordUSA

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