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Self-Regulation

  • Vadrevu Sree Hari Rao
  • Ponnada Raja Sekhara Rao
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Abstract

Nature generally checks the unlimited growth of populations through many ways. One of the important factors that influence the growth of populations is the “finite carrying capacity” of the environment in which the species grow. The term carrying capacity is a parameter representing the resources, e.g., food, space, sunlight, etc. on which the species grow. If the initial size of the population is small, the population grows approaching the carrying capacity of the environment and if, the population is initially very large, it decreases approaching the carrying capacity asymptotically.

Keywords

Periodic Solution Equilibrium Solution Positive Equilibrium Functional Versus Washout Rate 
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© Springer-Verlag New York 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vadrevu Sree Hari Rao
    • 1
  • Ponnada Raja Sekhara Rao
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsJawaharlal Nehru Technological UniversityHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.Department of Technical Education, A.P., HyderabadGovernment Polytechnic for Women GujjanagundlaGunturIndia

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