The effect of dispersal on population growth with stage-structure. (English) Zbl 0968.92018

Summary: Declines in species richness or population are primarily attributed to habitat destruction and fragmentation. Can we avoid the local extinction of species with stage-structure in some patches by building some corridors between the patches and controlling the dispersal rates? A conservation strategy is put forward by introducing and analyzing the asymptotic behavior of some autonomous and time-varying population models. Biological implications of these results are discussed briefly.


92D25 Population dynamics (general)
34D23 Global stability of solutions to ordinary differential equations
92D40 Ecology
37N25 Dynamical systems in biology
34D05 Asymptotic properties of solutions to ordinary differential equations
34C25 Periodic solutions to ordinary differential equations


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