Resonance in Prey-Predator Systems

  • P. K. Ghosh
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Biomathematics book series (LNBM, volume 52)


The role of periodically varying parameters in prey-predator systems is studied. In Lotka-Volterra (LV) and Volterra-Gause-Witt models, it is found that under certain conditions populations can resonate with the periodicities of the parameters. Parametric instability of LV oscillations is studied. Biological implications of the results are discussed.


Parametric Resonance Parametric Instability Periodic Coefficient Periodic Parameter Periodic Environment 
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