Gurney, William and Blythe, S. and Nisbet, R.M. (1980) *Nicholson's blowflies revisited.* Nature, 287 (5777). pp. 17-21. ISSN 0028-0836

Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/287017a0

## Abstract

A simple time-delay model of laboratory insect populations which postulates a ‘humped’ relationship between future adult recruitment and current adult population gives good quantitative agreement with Nicholson's classic blowfly data and explains the appearance of narrow ‘discrete’ generations in cycling populations.

Item type: | Article |
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ID code: | 41609 |

Keywords: | cyclical populations, blowfly data, Probabilities. Mathematical statistics, General |

Subjects: | Science > Mathematics > Probabilities. Mathematical statistics |

Department: | Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics |

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Depositing user: | Pure Administrator |

Date Deposited: | 19 Oct 2012 18:59 |

Last modified: | 05 Sep 2014 18:22 |

URI: | http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/41609 |

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