Interspecific competition: a new approach to the classical theory

Science  18 Apr 1975:
Vol. 188, Issue 4185, pp. 253-255
DOI: 10.1126/science.188.4185.253


The biological consequences of the classical theory of competition are shown to be at least partly a function of a very special way of interpreting particular constants in simple equations. Ii is shown how altered consequences may be obtained by different, but equally plausible, interpretations of those constants.