Saddle-point approximations, integrodifference equations, and invasions.


Invasion, the growth in numbers and spatial spread of a population over time, is a fundamental process in ecology. Governments and businesses expend vast sums to prevent and control invasions of pests and pestilences and to promote invasions of endangered species and biological control agents. Many mathematical models of biological invasions use nonlinear… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11538-008-9325-2