isocline


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isocline

[′ī·sə‚klīn]
(geology)
A fold of strata so tightly compressed that parts on each side dip in the same direction.
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From the Implicit Function Theorem and equation (7), the [Mathematical Expression Omitted] isocline shifts down because [Mathematical Expression Omitted], as does the [Mathematical Expression Omitted] isocline since [Mathematical Expression Omitted].
In the extreme region that includes x = 0, isocline 1 is generally above isocline 2, so species 1 excludes species 2 (Fig.
5 suggest that the explanation may be similar to that invoked to explain the reduced likelihood of multiple equilibria: a reduction in productivity removing the "hump" from the isocline.
Movements of each treatment vector across the isocline surface reflect changes in patch size.
The null isoclines give the threshold of zero growth for each of the two species, and their intersection specifies the equilibrium point.
However, after the initiation of pesticide spraying, for some other species of pest that indeed does exceed its economic threshold, the predator isocline will generally decline with an associated distortion in the basins of attraction.
The direction of steepest ascent on the fitness surface is towards the upper left, perpendicular to the fitness isoclines.
This density-dependent displacement of the predator isocline can be sufficient to cause an intersection to the right of the hump in the prey zero isocline, conferring stability, where the negative feedback of prey competition is stronger than the positive feedback of a decelerating functional response [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 8 OMITTED].
a] means that the algal isocline will intersect the x-axis at a lower value).
Individuals must simply acquire resources along their resource acquisition isocline and consume both resources in order to grow.
This corresponds to the location of Huston's maximum diversity isocline [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].