Lecture 7. Model of LeslieCourse: Quantitative Population EcologyDept. of Entomology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA The model of Leslie is one of the most healivy used models in population ecology. This is a discretetime model of an agestructured population which describes development, mortality, and reproduction of organisms. The model is formulated using linear algebra. This model is mostly used to answer the following two questions:
