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Hopf bifurcation analysis in a diffusive predator-prey system with delay and surplus killing effect

Department of Mathematics, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, Heilongjiang, 150001, China

A diffusive predator-prey system with a delay and surplus killing effect subject to Neumann boundary conditions is considered. When the delay is zero, the prior estimate of positive solutions and global stability of the constant positive steady state are obtained in details. When the delay is not zero, the stability of the positive equilibrium and existence of Hopf bifurcation are established by analyzing the distribution of eigenvalues. Furthermore, an algorithm for determining the direction of Hopf bifurcation and stability of bifurcating periodic solutions is derived by using the theory of normal form and center manifold. Finally, some numerical simulations are presented to illustrate the analytical results obtained.
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Keywords diffusive predator-prey system; time delay; surplus killing effect; Hopf bifurcation

Citation: Zuolin Shen, Junjie Wei. Hopf bifurcation analysis in a diffusive predator-prey system with delay and surplus killing effect. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 2018, 15(3): 693-715. doi: 10.3934/mbe.2018031


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