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Nonlinear Dynamical Behaviour in a Predator-Prey Model with Harvesting

  • Wei Liu (a1) (a2) and Yaolin Jiang (a1)

We investigate the stability and periodic orbits of a predator-prey model with harvesting. The model has a biologically-meaningful interior, an attractor undergoing damped oscillations, and can become destabilised to produce periodic orbits via a Hopf bifurcation. Some sufficient conditions for the existence of the Hopf bifurcation are established, and a stability analysis for the periodic solutions using a Lyapunov function is presented. Finally, some computer simulations illustrate our theoretical results.

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East Asian Journal on Applied Mathematics
  • ISSN: 2079-7362
  • EISSN: 2079-7370
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