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Parameters adaptation in the populations models
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PMID:  15859453     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ecology-evolutionary models of low dimensions were developed on the basis of competitive selection criteria. Dynamics of variables (number of individuals) and the search of evolutionary-stable values of parameters (biological characterictics of populations) were monitored in the suggested models. If the environmental temperature is changing periodically, the average (a) and width (d) of temperature tolerance range appears to be the important parameters. By model experiments it was established that stable values of temperature (a), favorable for development of highly specialized algae (d is low) were close to minimum and maximum of temperature curve. And for the low specialized algae (d is high) this values were close to the average temperature of environment. In a similar manner, a set of evolutionally stable parameters (a, d) was established for either of the two interacted populations (competitors and "predator-prey"). The hypotheses concerning it's geometric structure and the process of coevolution is formulated.
V G Il'ichev
Publication Detail:
Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zhurnal obshcheĭ biologii     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0044-4596     ISO Abbreviation:  Zh. Obshch. Biol.     Publication Date:    2005 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-04-29     Completed Date:  2005-06-06     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0424252     Medline TA:  Zh Obshch Biol     Country:  Russia    
Other Details:
Languages:  rus     Pagination:  171-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adaptation, Physiological / physiology*
Algae / genetics,  growth & development*
Models, Biological*
Models, Statistical*

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