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Keywords: Japanese quail
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (19): 3125–3131.
Published: 1 October 2009
... the stress hormone corticosterone (CORT). Lines of Japanese quail ( Coturnix japonica )selected for divergent responses in levels of plasma CORT were used to test these hypotheses. Within each CORT response line (as well as in a control stock) we manipulated levels of testosterone in castrated quail...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (12): 2065–2070.
Published: 15 May 2004
...C. J. Pendlebury; M. G. MacLeod; D. M. Bryant SUMMARY The effect of temperature variability on laying birds was studied experimentally, using Japanese quail. Two aspects of temperature variability were investigated: the effects of regular daily variation in temperature, and of a sudden change...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (21): 3299–3306.
Published: 1 November 2002
... spectral stimuli according to the amount of reflected light in the UV part of the spectrum relative to longer wavelengths. We have developed a UV `colour blindness' test, which we have given to a passerine(European starling) and a non-passerine (Japanese quail) species. Both species learnt to discriminate...