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The Physiology of Life History Trade-Offs in Animals
▪ Abstract The functional causes of life history trade-offs have been a topic of interest to evolutionary biologists for over six decades. Our review of life history trade-offs discusses conceptualExpand
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Physiology and ecology of dispersal polymorphism in insects.
Studies of dispersal polymorphism in insects have played a pivotal role in advancing our understanding of population dynamics, life history evolution, and the physiological basis of adaptation.Expand
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The cost of reproduction: the devil in the details.
The cost of reproduction is of fundamental importance in life-history evolution. However, our understanding of its mechanistic basis has been limited by a lack of detailed functional information atExpand
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The Physiology of Life‐History Trade‐offs: Experimental Analysis of a Hormonally Induced Life‐History Trade‐off in Gryllus assimilis
Adult Gryllus assimilis given an analog of juvenile hormone exhibited reduced flight muscles and enlarged ovaries similar to those found in naturally occurring flightless individuals of species thatExpand
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Endocrinology: The Developing Synthesis between Endocrinology and Evolutionary Genetics
A productive synthesis of endocrinology and evolutionary genetics has occurred during the past two decades, resulting in the first direct documentation of genetic variation and correlation forExpand
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Phylogenetic relationships of north American field crickets inferred from mitochondrial DNA data.
A well-supported molecular phylogeny for North American Gryllus species based on a combined data set of mitochondrial (mt) DNA is presented. A total of 26 individuals representing 13 populations ofExpand
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Flight‐Muscle Polymorphism in the Cricket Gryllus firmus: Muscle Characteristics and Their Influence on the Evolution of Flightlessness
Flight muscles of the cricket Gryllus firmus are polymorphic, existing as pink or white phenotypes. White muscles are smaller in size, have reduced number and size of muscle fibers, and have reducedExpand
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Intermediary Metabolism and Life History Trade-offs: Lipid Metabolism in Lines of the Wing-polymorphic Cricket, Gryllus firmus, Selected for Flight Capability vs. Early Age Reproduction1
  • A. Zera
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Integrative and comparative biology
  • 1 June 2005
Abstract The extent to which modifications in intermediary metabolism contribute to life history variation and trade-offs is an important but poorly understood aspect of life history evolution.Expand
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Brachypterizing effect of group rearing, juvenile hormone III and methoprene in the wing-dimorphic cricket, Gryllus rubens
Abstract The effects of group rearing, topical application of juvenile hormone III, and topical application of methoprene on winglength development were studied in the wing-dimorphic cricket, GryllusExpand
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