Optimal control problem on insect pest populations

Delphine Picart, Bedr'Eddine Ainseba, Fabio Milner

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In this article we present a model of insect infestation of grape vines and consider the optimal control of the pest through egg population removal. Existence and uniqueness of solutions are proved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1160-1164
Number of pages5
JournalApplied Mathematics Letters
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2011


  • Age-structured equations
  • Optimal control
  • Population dynamics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Mathematics


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