Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: stx climate: Cfa migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.1 ecozone: TA food: bxM, xiHl
MRE = 0.064 habitat: 0iTf, 0iTi, 0iTh gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.060 embryo: Tv reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tg 31 30.98 (0.0007867)dgestation timeMayn1973
tx294 311.6 (0.05971)dtime since birth at weaningMayn1995
tp424 432.8 (0.02074)dtime since birth at pubertyMayn1973
am3650 3652 (0.0006734)dlife spanMayn1972
Wwb0.567 0.4901 (0.1357)gwet weight at birth Mayn1976, LeeWard1989
Wwx1770 1688 (0.04623)gwet weight at weaning Mayn1976, Russ1982
Wwp2510 2434 (0.03036)gwet weight at pubertyMayn1976
Wwi3550 3803 (0.07119)gultimate wet weight Mayn1976, Mayn1995
Ri0.004695 0.00406 (0.1353)#/dmaximum reprod rateMayn1973
pL2.023e+04 2.314e+04 (0.1438)J/daverage yearly milk productionCorkDove1989
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalMacropus parmaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03499cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8657-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 71.33J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8029-growth efficiency
t_0 0 22.87dtime at start development


  • 90 percent of milk production originates from upregulation


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Bibtex file with references for this entry

Jessica Ridenour, 2013/06/11 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/14)

accepted: 2016/11/14

refer to this entry as: AmP Macropus parma version 2016/11/14