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Effects of nutrient and water restriction on thermal tolerance: A test of mechanisms and hypotheses
(Elsevier Inc., 2017)
Nutritional deprivation or desiccation can influence thermal tolerance by impacting the insects' ability to evaporatively cool, maintain cell membrane integrity and conduct protective or repair processes. Recovery ...
The speed and metabolic cost of digesting a blood meal depends on temperature in a major disease vector
(The Company of Biologists Ltd, 2016)
The energetics of processing a meal is crucial for understanding energy budgets of animals in the wild. Given that digestion and its associated costs may be dependent on environmental conditions, it is necessary to obtain ...
A synthesis for managing invasions and pest risks simultaneously for tephritid fruit flies in South Africa
(The Netherlands Entomological Society, 2018)
Developing a general management framework for monitoring and reporting biological invasions in agricultural contexts is crucial to assist in the planning and execution of intervention and control strategies. Here we make ...