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The stability of ecosystems: a brief overview of the paradox of enrichment.

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In theory, enrichment of resource in a predator-prey model leads to destabilization of the system,thereby collapsing the trophic interaction,a phenomenon referred to as "the paradox of enrichment". After it was first pro posed by Rosenzweig (1971), a number of subsequent studies were carried out on this dilemma over many decades. In this article, we review these theoretical and experimental works and give a brief overview of the proposed solutions to the paradox. The mechanisms that have been...

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10.1007/s12038-007-0040-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
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Journal:
Journal of biosciences
Volume:
32
Issue:
2
Pages:
421-428
Publication date:
2007-03-05
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EISSN:
0973-7138
ISSN:
0250-5991
URN:
uuid:bc3eff23-6405-447a-b2cd-5cf7d1e7993b
Source identifiers:
185005
Local pid:
pubs:185005

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