Nicholson's blowflies revisited

@article{Gurney1980NicholsonsBR,
  title={Nicholson's blowflies revisited},
  author={William Gurney and Stephen Blythe and Roger M. Nisbet},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1980},
  volume={287},
  pages={17-21}
}
A simple time-delay model of laboratory insect populations which postulates a ‘humped’ relationship between future adult recruitment and current adult population gives good quantitative agreement with Nicholson's classic blowfly data and explains the appearance of narrow ‘discrete’ generations in cycling populations. 
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