A comparative evaluation of models of cinnabar moth dynamics

@article{Gillman2004ACE,
  title={A comparative evaluation of models of cinnabar moth dynamics},
  author={Michael P. Gillman and Michael John Crawley},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={82},
  pages={437-445}
}
Summary1. A complex model of cinnabar moth dynamics proposed by Dempster and Lakhani (1979) with 23 parameters is reduced to a single equation with five parameters, and the behaviour of the reduced model shown to explain most features of the full model. 2. The efficiency of the full model is compared with the reduced model and with two even simpler models (the two parameter discrete logistic and a four parameter model based on a step-function for mortality) in their abilities to describe time… 
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