A general theory for host seeking decisions in mosquitoes.

@article{Roitberg1992AGT,
  title={A general theory for host seeking decisions in mosquitoes.},
  author={Bernard D Roitberg and W. G. Friend},
  journal={Bulletin of mathematical biology},
  year={1992},
  volume={54 2-3},
  pages={401-12}
}
We develop a theory for host seeking decisions in mosquitoes that explicitly considers the tradeoffs mosquitoes face in allocation to somatic and gametic function. Specifically, we consider conditions under which mosquitoes should seek out nectar and blood hosts upon encountering host odours. Results from development of a dynamic model that considers free… CONTINUE READING