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Populations and their dynamics.

O. N. Bishop

Populations and their dynamics.

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Published by Macmillan Education Limited in London .
Written in English


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The primary readership includes graduate and PhD students and researchers in in the field of dynamical systems and their applications (control theory, economic dynamics, mathematical theory of climate, population dynamics, oscillation theory etc). Show all. Nonautonomous Dynamics Book Subtitle Nonlinear Oscillations and Global AttractorsBrand: Springer International Publishing. During the same period, interest in population dynamics developed. The study of population dynamics received special impetus in the early 19th century, after the English economist Thomas Malthus called attention to the conflict between expanding populations and the capability of Earth to supply food. In the s the American zoologist Raymond Pearl, the American chemist .   The logistic model of population growth, while valid in many natural populations and a useful model, is a simplification of real-world population dynamics. Implicit in the model is that the carrying capacity of the environment does not change, which is not the case. Ethiopia’s current population is about million and is expected to surpass million by the end of Ethiopia’s population is growing about % annually with no projected peak year or period of decline. The birth rate in Ethiopia is 36 births per 1, people.


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