A handbook for uncovering the complete energetic budget in insects: the van Handel's method (1985) revisited

  • S H O R T C O M M U N I C A T I O N, V I N C E N T F O R A Y, +6 authors B E N J A M I N R E Y
  • Published 2012


Insects comprise relevant biological models for investigating nutrient acquisition and allocation processes in the context of life-history ecology and evolution. However, empirical investigations are still partly limited by the lack of availability of simple methods for simultaneously estimating the four major energetic components (i.e. lipids, free sugars… (More)


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