Global dynamics of the Lotka–Volterra competition–diffusion system with equal amount of total resources, II

Xiaoqing He, Wei Ming Ni

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Abstract

Part II of this series of three papers, we focus on the joint effects of diffusion and spatial concentration on the global dynamics of a classical Lotka–Volterra competition–diffusion system. For comparison purposes, we assume that the two species have identical competition abilities and the same amount of total resources throughout this paper. Part II is devoted to the case that the spatial distribution of resources for one species is heterogeneous while that of the other is homogeneous. Our results imply that in this case not only is the former guaranteed to survive, in fact, it will often wipe out the latter, regardless of initial values. Asymptotic behaviors of the stable steady states are also obtained for various limiting cases of the diffusion rates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number25
Pages (from-to)1-20
Number of pages20
JournalCalculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations
Volume55
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2016

Keywords

  • 35B30
  • 35B40
  • 35J57
  • 92D25

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