Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: BSk, Csa migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: THp food: biHs, bxCi
MRE = 0.052 habitat: 0iTd gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.057 embryo: Tncfm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 18 18.08 (0.004471)dage at birthTacuCrai2013
tx 36 32.91 (0.08578)dtime since birth at fledgingSnowPerr1998
tR140 155.5 (0.111)dtime since birth at 1st broodTacuCrai2013
am1.278e+04 1.272e+04 (0.003954)dlife spanTacuCrai2013
Li32.5 31.97 (0.01636)cmultimate total lengthSnowPerr1998
Wwb15.2 15.75 (0.03606)gwet weight at birthSnowPerr1998
WwR300 287.6 (0.04127)gwet weight at 1st broodSnowPerr1998
Wwi300 287.7 (0.04099)gultimate wet weightSnowPerr1998
Ri0.01644 0.01633 (0.006614)#/dmaximum reprod rateMagaCost2009
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.1732)time since birthwet weightGayaShen2004
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalColumba liviaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.09325cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.991-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1011J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0020561/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7967-growth efficiency


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  • [TacuCrai2013] R. Tacutu, T. Craig, A. Budovsky, D. Wuttke, G. Lehmann, D. Taranukha, J. Costa, V. E. Fraifeld, and J. P. de Magalhães. Human ageing genomic resources: Integrated databases and tools for the biology and genetics of ageing. Nucleic Acids Research, 41:D1027--D1033, 2013.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Carlos MGL Teixeira, 2012/06/11 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/25)

accepted: 2016/11/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Columba livia version 2016/11/25