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The Beverton-Holt model with periodic and conditional harvesting.
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PMID:  22880895     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this theoretical study, we investigate the effect of different harvesting strategies on the discrete Beverton-Holt model in a deterministic environment. In particular, we make a comparison between the constant, periodic and conditional harvesting strategies. We find that for large initial populations, constant harvest is more beneficial to both the population and the maximum sustainable yield. However, periodic harvest has a short-term advantage when the initial population is low, and conditional harvest has the advantage of lowering the risk of depletion or extinction. Also, we investigate the periodic character under each strategy and show that periodic harvesting drives population cycles to be multiples (period-wise) of the harvesting period.
Authors:
Ziyad Alsharawi; Mohamed B H Rhouma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of biological dynamics     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1751-3758     ISO Abbreviation:  J Biol Dyn     Publication Date:  2009 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101299725     Medline TA:  J Biol Dyn     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  463-78     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
a Department of Mathematics and Statistics , Sultan Qaboos University , Al-Khod , Sultanate of Oman.
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