Table 1

Asymptotic matrix properties for rock and white-tailed ptarmigan (values are the point estimates based on a deterministic model)
Matrix property Rock ptarmigan White-tailed ptarmigan
Asymptotic population growth rate (λ) 1.013 0.957
Stable age distribution (w): 0.39/0.61 0.55/0.45
(second year/after second year)
Weighted reproductive value (v): 1.00/1.09 1.00/1.14
(second year/after second year)
Net reproductive rate (Ro) 1.036 0.919
Generation time (T) 2.61 1.90

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Wilson and Martin BMC Ecology 2012 12:9   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-12-9

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