A Simple, Stable Model of Mutualism Incorporating Handling Time

  title={A Simple, Stable Model of Mutualism Incorporating Handling Time},
  author={D. H. Wright},
  journal={The American Naturalist},
  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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