Volume 21, Issue 4
Estimation for the Asymptotic Behavior of the Delayed Competition Model

Huifeng Li and Jinliang Wang

J. Part. Diff. Eq., 21 (2008), pp. 289-302.

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  • Abstract

In ecological dynamic systems, the competition between species is a very universal phenomenon, which can be described by the well-known Volterra-Lotka model in a diffusion form. Noticing that the living space usually changes in a seasonal manner and the population development of the species may also undergo time-delay impact, a developed form of this model is investigated in this article. The main approaches employed here are the upper-lower solution method and the energy-estimate technique. The results show that whether the species may sustain survival or not depends on the relations among the birth rate, the death rate, the competition rate, the diffusivity and the time delay. For the survival case, the population evolutions of the two species may appear asymptotic periodicity with distinct upper bound and this bound depends heavily on the time delay. These results can be also checked by the intuitionistic numerical simulations.

  • History

Published online: 2008-11

  • AMS Subject Headings

35B10, 35B40, 35K55.

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