Approximating a closed-form solution for cotton fruiting dynamics Academic Article uri icon


  • A nonlinear partial differential equation of the Von Foerster type is used to describe the fruiting dynamics of a cotton crop. An algorithm is developed and convergence proven that yields a functional approximation to the solution of the Von Foerster system of equations. Comparisons are presented which show excellent agreement between the algorithm results and field data for three cotton varieties. 1981.

published proceedings

  • Mathematical Biosciences

author list (cited authors)

  • Curry, G. L., Feldman, R. M., Deuermeyer, B. L., & Keener, M. E.

citation count

  • 4

complete list of authors

  • Curry, Guy L||Feldman, Richard M||Deuermeyer, Bryan L||Keener, Melvin E

publication date

  • May 1981