Cannibalistic egg-larva interactions in Tribolium: an explanation for the oscillations in population numbers.

A. Hastings, R. F. Costantino

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Abstract

The model lets one determine the effect of varying cannibalism rates, fecundity, survival, and lengths of egg and larval stages on stability. Intermediate lengths for larval stages are least stable, and increasing the length of the egg stage is always destabilizing. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)36-52
Number of pages17
JournalAmerican Naturalist
Volume130
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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