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J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (16): jeb245522.
Published: 14 August 2023
...: Nutritional landscape reveals a nutrient-mediated trade-off between key life-history traits and energy storage in the yellow mealworm, Tenebrio molitor . Dietary self-selection Geometric framework Life-history traits Macronutrient Nutritional optima Tenebrio molitor National Research...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (3): jeb230615.
Published: 8 February 2021
... of macronutrient intake has been formalized in a modelling framework called the geometric framework (GF) for nutrition. The GF is designed to measure the strategies animals employ when regulating two types of essential nutrients simultaneously ( Simpson and Simpson, 1990 ; Raubenheimer and Simpson, 1993...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (24): 3962–3970.
Published: 15 December 2016
... to nutritional targets ideal for survival. These intake targets may drive pollen collection behavior in the field. Foraging behavior Geometric framework Nutrient regulation Nutritional ecology Pollination Pollinator health Bee population declines are linked to many interacting factors...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (1): 64–72.
Published: 1 January 2016
... stoichiometry Geometric framework Grasshopper Phosphate Synthetic diet Diet choice The relative availability of various nutrients strongly affects the growth and fitness of herbivores, whose biomass generally contains much greater concentrations and different ratios of elements such as nitrogen (N...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (5): 793–802.
Published: 1 March 2015
... in the diet affects nutrient balancing has rarely been studied. Recent research using the Geometric Framework for Nutrition has revealed that forager honeybees who receive much of their dietary EAAs from floral nectar and not from solid protein have relatively low requirements for dietary EAAs. Here, we...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (5): 766–773.
Published: 1 March 2012
... fly geometric framework macronutrient Nutritional regulation entails a complex interplay between physiological and behavioural processes. Physiological needs are expressed through modulation of feeding behaviour, as animals strive to achieve a balance of nutrients that maximizes...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (6): 1039–1051.
Published: 15 March 2011
... geometric techniques that combine mixture triangles and intake plots from the geometric framework, we: (1) demonstrate that cats balance their macronutrient intake, (2) estimate the composition of the target balance and (3) reveal the priorities given to different macronutrients under dietary conditions...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (19): 3311–3318.
Published: 1 October 2010
... even under resting conditions. REFERENCES Abisgold J. D. , Simpson S. J. , Douglas A. E. ( 1994 ). Nutrient regulation in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum: application of a novel geometric framework to sugar and amino acid consumption . Physiol. Entomol. 19 , 95 - 102...