Malthusian Catastrophe: Species Extinction Caused By Oversized Population

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Pan, Xubin;

There is one pseudo-extinction debt and four occurring conditions for real extinction debt. Since small and oversized populations have a high extinction risk, Pan threshold (upper limit) was calculated for Verhulst-Pear logistic growth model and logistic model with the ... View more
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