Exposure to sublethal concentrations of a pesticide or predator cues induces changes in brain architecture in larval amphibians

  title={Exposure to sublethal concentrations of a pesticide or predator cues induces changes in brain architecture in larval amphibians},
  author={Sarah K. Woodley and Brian M. Mattes and Erika K. Yates and Rick A. Relyea},
  pages={655 - 665}
Naturally occurring environmental factors shape developmental trajectories to produce variable phenotypes. Such developmental phenotypic plasticity can have important effects on fitness, and has been demonstrated for numerous behavioral and morphological traits. However, surprisingly few studies have examined developmental plasticity of the nervous system in response to naturally occurring environmental variation, despite accumulating evidence for neuroplasticity in a variety of organisms. Here… 

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