Search for dissertations about: "Parus major"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Parus major.

  1. 1. Costs and benefits of immune system activation on physiology, behavior and offspring phenotype from an immunoecological perspective

    University dissertation from Department of Biology, Lund University

    Author : Sandra Sköld Chiriac; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; immunoecology; acute-phase response; sickness behaviors; energy expenditure; fever; hypothermia; life history; maternal effects; terminal investment; costs of immune responses; Taeniopygia guttata; Parus major; Cyanistes caeruleus;

    Abstract : Pathogen challenges and host immune defenses can have substantial impact on life history patterns of animals. Biotic and abiotic factors may affect immunity in wild animals, influencing e.g., population dynamics and sexual selection. READ MORE

  2. 2. Avian thermoregulation across age and seasons

    University dissertation from Lunds universitet, Media-Tryck

    Author : Fredrik Andreasson; [2019-12-18]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ambient temperature; body temperature; Cyanistes caeruleus; energy expenditure; hypothermia; life-history theory; metabolic rate; Parus major; thermoregulation; trade-off; winter ecology;

    Abstract : Animals constantly need to relate to prevailing environmental conditions and regulate their body temperature accordingly. Body temperature regulation in birds and mammals is inherently linked to energy expenditure and, thus, thermoregulation is a physiological mechanism that could trade-off with other costly processes, with potential long-term fitness consequences. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effects of temperature on avian physiology, behavior and development

    University dissertation from Department of Biology, Lund University

    Author : Andreas Nord; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; clutch size; Cyanistes caeruleus; ecological immunology; energy expenditure; fever; Ficedula hypoleuca; heterothermy; hypothermia; incubation; life history; metabolic rate; Parus major; RMR; Taeniopygia guttata; temperature; winter;

    Abstract : Temperature is a property of profound matter in all aspects of animal life, affecting both individual energy budgets and the environments in which animals reside. Thus, a proper understanding of the effects of temperature variation is instrumental in understanding not only animal form and function, but also the structure and dynamics of wild populations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Parasite impact on reproductive success in the great tit, Parus major

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Klas Allander; [1995]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP;

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  5. 5. Reproductive investment and its fitness consequences in the great tit Parus major

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mats Lindén; [1990]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP;

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