Complex response in size-related traits of bulb mites (Rhizoglyphus robini) under elevated thermal conditions – an experimental evolution approach

@article{PlesnarBielak2013ComplexRI,
  title={Complex response in size-related traits of bulb mites (Rhizoglyphus robini) under elevated thermal conditions – an experimental evolution approach},
  author={Agata Plesnar-Bielak and Anna Jawor and P. Kramarz},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={216},
  pages={4542 - 4548}
}
  • Agata Plesnar-Bielak, Anna Jawor, P. Kramarz
  • Published 2013
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Experimental Biology
  • SUMMARY Temperature is a key environmental factor affecting almost all aspects of life history in ectotherms. Theory predicts that they grow faster, reach smaller sizes and produce smaller offspring when temperature increases. In addition, temperature changes, through their effects on metabolism, may also influence the expression of alternative reproductive phenotypes (ARPs) in ectotherms. Although many studies have investigated the phenotypic plasticity of life history traits in relation to… CONTINUE READING
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