Critical thermal limits depend on methodological context

@article{Terblanche2007CriticalTL,
  title={Critical thermal limits depend on methodological context},
  author={John S. Terblanche and Jacques A. Deere and Susana Clusella-Trullas and Charlene Janion and Steven L. Chown},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={274},
  pages={2935 - 2943}
}
A full-factorial study of the effects of rates of temperature change and start temperatures was undertaken for both upper and lower critical thermal limits (CTLs) using the tsetse fly, Glossina pallidipes. Results show that rates of temperature change and start temperatures have highly significant effects on CTLs, although the duration of the experiment also has a major effect. Contrary to a widely held expectation, slower rates of temperature change (i.e. longer experimental duration) resulted… Expand

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