Reproductive value, sensitivity, and nonlinearity: Population-management heuristics derived from classical demography

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Karsten R.; Teismann H.; Vogels A.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Theoretical Population Biology
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.tpb.2013.01.002
  • Subject: Age structure | Density dependence | Population management | Reproductive value | Sensitivity | Sharpe-lotka-mckendrick equation

In classical demographic theory, reproductive value and stable age distribution are proportional to the sensitivities of the asymptotic population size to changes in mortality and maternity, respectively. In this note we point out that analogous relationships hold if th... View more
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