A Two Age Group Population Model
We proceed next to develop a mathematical model for the growth of a population in which newborn animals do not become fertile until a period of time has passed. This situation is rather realistic for many species, including humans. In return for the added realism of the model, certain complications will necessarily arise.
KeywordsStability Analysis Equilibrium Point Difference Equation Maternity Equation Maternity Line
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