Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: stx climate: BWh, BSh migrate: phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.1 ecozone: TA food: bxM, xiHl class:
MRE = 0.014 habitat: 0iTa, 0iTd, 0iTs, 0iTh gender: Dg order:
SMSE = 0.012 embryo: Tv reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
tg 32 32.03 (0.001001)dgestation timeSharMayn1995
tx344 355.7 (0.03411)dtime since birth at weaningPoolMerc1985
tp541 531.2 (0.01807)dtime since birth at pubertyPoolMerc1985
am4380 4369 (0.002445)dlife spanRobiLim1994
Wwb0.484 0.4921 (0.01664)gwet weight at birthPoolMerc1985
Wwx2500 2462 (0.01537)gwet weight at weaning PoolMerc1985, Lim1987
Wwp4000 4079 (0.01973)gwet weight at pubertyPoolMerc1985
Wwi7000 6957 (0.006183)gultimate wet weightPoolMerc1985
Ri0.005096 0.004967 (0.02535)#/dmaximum reprod rate PoolMerc1985, Crof1981
pL7.42e+04 7.4e+04 (0.002649)J/daverage yearly milk productionCorkDove1989
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPetrogale xanthopusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.06997cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.7259-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 26.43J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7895-growth efficiency
t_0 0 26.9dtime 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

accepted: 2015/11/06

refer to this entry as: AmP Petrogale xanthopus version 2015/11/06