# A Simple, Stable Model of Mutualism Incorporating Handling Time

@article{Wright1989ASS, title={A Simple, Stable Model of Mutualism Incorporating Handling Time}, author={D. H. Wright}, journal={The American Naturalist}, year={1989}, volume={134}, pages={664 - 667} }

Description d'un modele simple de mutualisme faisant intervenir 2 especes, qui prend en compte le temps de «manipulation» d'une ressource alimentaire (depuis sa rencontre jusqu'au debit de la recherche de nouvelles ressources)

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