Lecture on mathematical modelling to explain ‘patchy invasions’

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University of Leicester public lecture on Tuesday 4 December tackles invasive plant and animal species A mathematician will discuss new means of modelling invasions by non-native flora and fauna, with important implications for the management and control of invasive species. Professor Sergei Petrovskii of the Department of Mathematics will discuss how the accepted paradigm of an invasive species spread, in which the invasion expands with a defined boundary or edge, appears to be at odds with some o...

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