Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 2008, 5(3): 539-547. doi: 10.3934/mbe.2008.5.539.

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Biological control of the chemostat with nonmonotonic response and different removal rates

1. UMR Analyse des Systèmes et Biométrie, INRA, EPI INRA/INRIA 'MODEMIC', 2 pl. Viala 34060 Montpellier
2. Laboratoire de Biotechnologie de l'Environnement, INRA, Avenue des Etangs, 11100 Narbonne

We show the global stabilization of the chemostat with nonmonotonic growth, adding a new species as a ''biological'' control, in presence of different removal rates for each species. This result is obtained by an extension of the Competitive Exclusion Principle in the chemostat, for the case of two species with different removal rates and at least one nonmonotonic response.
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Keywords global stabilization.; competition exclusion; chemostat

Citation: Alain Rapaport, Jérôme Harmand. Biological control of the chemostat with nonmonotonic response and different removal rates. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 2008, 5(3): 539-547. doi: 10.3934/mbe.2008.5.539


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