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Basis of the trade-off between parasitoid resistance and larval competitive ability in Drosophila melanogaster

Proceedings. Biological Sciences

Feb 24, 2001

Alex R KraaijeveldH Charles J Godfray

Abstract

Drosophila melanogaster can be artificially selected for increased resistance against parasitoid wasps that attack the larvae. Lines selected for greater resistance are poorer larval competitors under conditions of resource scarcity. Here we investigated the mechanistic basis of this ap...read more

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Larva
Hornets
Blood Cells
Drosophila melanogaster
Tadpole
Wasps
Resistance, Natural
Hemocytes (Cell)
Selection, Genetic
Cellular Immune Response
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Basis of the trade-off between parasitoid resistance and larval competitive ability in Drosophila melanogaster

Proceedings. Biological Sciences

Feb 24, 2001

Alex R KraaijeveldH Charles J Godfray

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DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2000.1354

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