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- Rapport, David J.; Turner, James E.
- Ecology 1975 v.56 no.4 pp. 942-949
- dynamic models, etc ; biotic potential; carrying capacity; choice feeding; energy; energy costs; foraging; population growth; Show all 8 Subjects
- ... Numerous studies of natural populations have generated data relating foraging activities, the quantity and quality of available food resources, and population dynamics. In order to interpret these data we develop a comprehensive theorectical framework by constructing a model of foraging behavior and population growth in terms of energetic cost—gain functions. With total energy costs and gains of f ...