- Female size constrains egg size via the influence of reproductive organ size and resource storage in the seed beetle Callosobruchus chinensisShin Ichi Yanagi
University Museum, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8581, Japan Institute of Biological Control, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8581, Japan
J Insect Physiol 58:1432-7. 2012..Egg length and width increased with body weight. The cost of wider ovipositor was not detected. We conclude that females adjust egg size depending on capital resource level under the morphological constraint...