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Figure 15

From: A quantitative analysis of the mechanism that controls body size in Manduca sexta

Figure 15

Body size as a simultaneous function of the three fundamental parameters. The three parameters describe a volume of parameter space in which body size is depicted on a color scale. The two panels show different views of the same graph. The cutout is made to illustrate some of the data within the volume. The sawtooth-like discontinuities arise from the photoperiodic gating of PTTH and ecdysone secretion (see Figure 12a for a one-dimensional representation). ICG, the interval to cessation of growth.

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