A PDE formulation and numerical solution for a boll weevil–cotton crop model Academic Article uri icon


  • A system of partial differential equations is developed that describes the population dynamics and interactions of a boll weevil cotton crop system. Emphasis is placed on the mathematical structure needed in capturing the biologically meaningful interactions between the boll weevil and its host (the cotton buds and fruit). A procedure is outlined for the numerical solution of the system and comparisons are made with field data. © 1983.

author list (cited authors)

  • Feldman, R. M., & Curry, G. L.

citation count

  • 2

publication date

  • January 1983