Local dispersal can facilitate coexistence in the presence of permanent spatial heterogeneity

@inproceedings{Snyder2003LocalDC,
  title={Local dispersal can facilitate coexistence in the presence of permanent spatial heterogeneity},
  author={Robin E. Snyder and Peter Chesson},
  year={2003}
}
Robin E. Snyder* and Peter Chesson Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA *Correspondence: E-mail: resnyder@ucdavis.edu Abstract In the presence of permanent spatial heterogeneity, local dispersal, especially short-range dispersal, can facilitate coexistence by concentrating low-density species in the areas where their rates of increase are higher. We present a framework for predicting the effects of local dispersal on coexistence for arbitrary forms of… CONTINUE READING