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Keywords: Food quality
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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
... when fed LP food ( Fig. 4 A,B). In contrast, adult males significantly increased assimilation of C and P by 243% and 152%, respectively, when fed LP food ( Fig. 4 C,D). These plastic male responses resulted in convergence of the sexes in assimilation under contrasting food quality. Late-stage juveniles...
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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 (2003) 206 (19): 3349–3359.
Published: 1 October 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 of amino acids, minerals and vitamins( Baker and Baker...