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Life-History Consequences of Adaptation to Larval Nutritional Stress in Drosophila
- M. Kolss, R. K. Vijendravarma, Geraldine Schwaller, T. Kawecki
- Biology, MedicineEvolution; international journal of organic…
- 1 September 2009
Fruit flies have the genetic potential to adapt to poor larval food, with no detectable loss of larval performance on the standard food, however, adaptation to larval nutritional stress is associated with trade-offs with adult fitness components, including adult tolerance to nutritional stress.