On the Modeling of Population Dynamics of a Housefly using Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors


  • Eze Everestus Obinwanne Department of Mathematics, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia, Abia State
  • Obasi Uchenna Emmanuel


Population dynamics, Housefly, Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors, Fecundity, Leslie and Leftkovitch matrix model.


We considered the population dynamics of a housefly in well defined stages. We use  Leslie and  Leftkovitch  matrix models which  considered  eigenvalues  and eigenvectors  as the best  approach  in predicting the long- term stage growth of a  housefly  and the ways the  population structure of a  housefly  vary  over time.  The results obtained showed that it allows production   from eggs to adult ignored to determine the population structure. We concluded   that these approach were the best in determining the long- term stage growth of a housefly   when tested for growth and stable   stage structures


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How to Cite

Obinwanne, E. E., & Emmanuel, O. U. (2014). On the Modeling of Population Dynamics of a Housefly using Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 2(6). Retrieved from https://www.ajouronline.com/index.php/AJAS/article/view/1897