Interactions Between Organisms and Their Environment
This chapter is a discussion of the factors that control the growth of populations of organisms.
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References and Suggested Further Reading
- 1.Environmental resistance: William T. Keeton and James L. Gould, Biological Science, 5th. ed., W. W. Norton and Company, New York, 1993.Google Scholar
- 2.Partitioning of resources: John L. Harper, Population Biology of Plants, Academic Press, New York, 1977.Google Scholar
- 3.Population ecology: Richard Brewer, The Science of Ecology, Saunders College Publishing, Ft. Worth, 2nd ed., 1988.Google Scholar
- 4.Ecology and public issues: Barry Commoner, The Closing Circle—Nature, Man and Technology, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1971.Google Scholar
- 8.Predator or prey: J. D. Murray, “Predator–Prey Models: Lotka–Volterra Systems,” Section 3.1 in Mathematical Biology, Springer-Verlag, 1990.Google Scholar
- 9.Linearization: Steven H. Strogatz, Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, with Applications to Physics. Biology; Chemistry; and Engineering, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company. New York, 1994.Google Scholar
- 11.Predator—prey with child care, cannibalism, and other models: J. M. A. Danby, Computing Applications to Differential Equations, Reston Publishing Company, Inc., Reston, VA, 1985.Google Scholar
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