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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (17): jeb201467.
Published: 09 September 2019
.... To test this, we combined field manipulations, captivity measurements and geolocation data. We advanced and delayed hatching dates in pied flycatchers ( Ficedula hypoleuca ) and measured how the timing of subsequent stages (male moult and migration) were affected. There was no causal effect of manipulated...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (22): 4162–4168.
Published: 15 November 2017
...Neha Agarwal; Ila Mishra; Ruchi Komal; Sangeeta Rani; Vinod Kumar ABSTRACT We investigated whether circannual rhythms underlying annual testis maturation and moult cycles are independent of duration and frequency of the light period and circadian clock control in non-photoperiodic spotted munia...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (15): 2403–2410.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Steven J. Portugal; Susannah K. S. Thorpe; Jonathan A. Green; Julia P. Myatt; Patrick J. Butler SUMMARY Previous studies on wild moulting waterfowl have demonstrated that flight and leg muscles experience periods of hypertrophy and atrophy. This is thought to be in response to the change in use...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (8): 1391–1397.
Published: 15 April 2007
...Steven J. Portugal; Jonathan A. Green; Patrick J. Butler SUMMARY Many different physiological changes have been observed in wild waterfowl during the flightless stage of wing moult, including a loss of body mass. We aimed to determine whether captive barnacle geese ( Branta leucopsis )would show...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 143 (1): 285–304.
Published: 01 May 1989
...JAMES N. CAMERON A series of experiments was conducted to elucidate the events immediately preceding and following moulting (ecdysis) in the blue crab, Callinectes sapldus Rathbun. The crabs gain weight (mostly water) to a level more than twice the premoult value excluding the shed carapace...