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Grey Partridge Red-legged Partridge

Cucco M., Malacarne G., Ottonelli R. & Patrone M. (2006) Repeatability of cell-mediated and innate immunity, and other fitness-related traits, in the Grey Partridge. Can. J. Zool. 84: 72-79. PDF doi

Cucco M., Guasco B., Malacarne G. & Ottonelli R. (2006) Effects of -carotene supplementation on chick growth, immune status and behaviour in the grey partridge, Perdix perdix. Behavioural Processes 73: 325-332. PDF doi

Cucco M., Guasco B., Malacarne G. & Ottonelli R. (2007) Effects of -carotene on adult immune condition and antibacterial activity in the eggs of the Grey Partridge, Perdix perdix. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A 147: 1038-1046. doi

Cucco M., Guasco B., Malacarne G., Ottonelli R. & Tanvez A. (2008) Yolk testosterone levels and dietary carotenoids influence growth and immunity of grey partridge chicks. Gen. Comp. Endocr. 156: 418-425. doi

Cucco M., Guasco B., Ottonelli R., Balbo V. & Malacarne G. (2009) The influence of temperature on egg composition in the grey partridge Perdix perdix. Ethol. Ecol. Evol. 21: 63-77. PDF doi

Garcia-Fernandez V., Guasco B., Tanvez A., Lacroix A., Cucco M., Leboucher G. & Malacarne G. (2010) Influence of mating preferences on yolk testosterone in the Grey Partridge. Animal Behaviour 80: 45-49. doi

Cucco M., Pellegrino I. & Malacarne G. (2010) Immune challenge affects female condition and egg size in the Grey Partridge. J. Exp. Zool. A 313: 597-604. doi

Cucco M., Grenna M., Pellegrino I. & Malacarne G. (2011) Egg-sequence rather than mating preference influences female egg investment in the red-legged partridge. Ethol. Ecol. Evol. 23: 343-357. doi

Cucco M., Grenna M., Pellegrino I. & Malacarne G. (2011) Effects of immune challenge and supernormal clutch production on egg quality in the red-legged partridge. Evolutionary Ecology Research 13: 269-282. doi

Cucco M., Grenna M. & Malacarne G. (2012) Female condition, egg shape and hatchability: a study on the grey partridge. Journal of Zoology 287: 186-194. doi

Grenna M., Avidano L., Malacarne G., Leboucher G. & Cucco M. (2014) Influence of male dominance on egg testosterone and antibacterial substances in the egg of Grey Partrdiges. Ethology 120: 149-158. doi

Cucco M., Grenna M. & Pellegrino I. (2017) Egg characteristics in relation to skipped days of laying in the Grey Partridge. Avian Biology Research 10:231-240. doi

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