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Impact of Red Fox Predation on the Sex Ratio of Prairie Mallards

Table 1: Components of the Model


Table 1. Components of the model. Each assumes a value for each year t (index omitted).
F Spring population of red fox families
PM Spring population of male mallards
PF Spring population of female mallards
SM Number of male mallards surviving year
SF Number of female mallards surviving year
FM Number of male mallards taken by foxes
FF Number of female mallards taken by foxes
OM Number of male mallards suffering "other" mortality in summer
OF Number of female mallards suffering "other" mortality in summer
HM Number of male mallards suffering hunting mortality
HF Number of female mallards suffering hunting mortality
WM Number of male mallards suffering "other" mortality in winter
WF Number of female mallards suffering "other" mortality in winter
RM Recruitment of male mallards
RF Recruitment of female mallards

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