Artificial selection for food colour preferences.

Abstract

Colour is an important factor in food detection and acquisition by animals using visually based foraging. Colour can be used to identify the suitability of a food source or improve the efficiency of food detection, and can even be linked to mate choice. Food colour preferences are known to exist, but whether these preferences are heritable and how these… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.3108

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