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Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 2013, Article ID 851028, 8 pages
Research Article

Positive Steady States of a Strongly Coupled Predator-Prey System with Holling-( ) Functional Response

1College of Science, Xi'an Technological University, Xi'an 710032, China
2Institute of Mathematics, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an 710062, China

Received 25 December 2012; Accepted 2 March 2013

Academic Editor: Junjie Wei

Copyright © 2013 Xiao-zhou Feng and Zhi-guo Wang. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper discusses a predator-prey system with Holling-( ) functional response and the fractional type nonlinear diffusion term in a bounded domain under homogeneous Neumann boundary condition. The existence and nonexistence results concerning nonconstant positive steady states of the system were obtained. In particular, we prove that the positive constant solution is asymptotically stable when the parameter k satisfies some conditions.