Competition and Mutualism
Frequently, when two very similar species compete with one another for limited resources (food, territory,...) one of the two ultimately drops out of the competition. Ordinarily, this takes place by having one of the species become locally extinct. The explanation of this phenomenon, which will be developed analytically and graphically, is usually called the Principle of Competitive Exclusion, or Gause’s Principle.
KeywordsEquilibrium Point Taylor Series Expansion Linearize Stability Analysis Librium Point Competitive Exclusion
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