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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (21): jeb231993.
Published: 3 November 2020
... predation danger. Birds also demonstrate an ability to maintain body mass across a range of food qualities. Although the adaptive significance of mass regulation has received a great deal of theoretical and empirical attention, the mechanisms by which birds achieve this have not. Several non-exclusive...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (5): 649–657.
Published: 1 March 2016
... by the exaggeration of male sexual traits to which resources are preferentially allocated. Ecological stoichiometry Sexual selection Radiotracer Acquisition Assimilation Food quality Sexual dimorphism accounts for a large portion of the phenotypic variation observed within species. Despite...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (7): 1079–1086.
Published: 1 April 2014
...Marcus Lukas; Alexander Wacker We studied the carbon (C) metabolism in Daphnia when the amount of C (food quantity) and/or the content of biochemical nutrients (food quality) was limiting. Growth performances and C budgets of Daphnia magna (assimilation, faeces egestion, excretion and respiration...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (21): 4185–4192.
Published: 1 November 2006
... ) 6 9 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 thermoregulation foraging food quality endothermy Bombus The modulation of body temperature by active or passive means at or near a specific set point is found widely among insects( Heinrich, 1993 ), particularly...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (19): 3349–3359.
Published: 1 October 2003
... © The Company of Biologists Limited 2003 2003 nitrogen balance energy balance food quality arthropod consumption hummingbird green-backed firecrown Sephanoides sephaniodes Chile Floral nectars exploited by hummingbirds are rich in water and carbohydrates, but contain only traces...