Resonance in Prey-Predator Systems
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.
KeywordsParametric Resonance Parametric Instability Periodic Coefficient Periodic Parameter Periodic Environment
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