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- Koch, Rebecca E.; Hill, Geoffrey E.
- Functional ecology 2018 v.32 no.8 pp. 1908-1920
- Aves, etc ; antioxidants; carotenoids; color; pigments; Show all 5 Subjects
- ... Within the past several decades, resource trade‐offs have emerged as the commonly accepted explanation for how carotenoid‐based coloration links to individual performance. However, the literature on carotenoid signalling is inconsistent in how carotenoid resource trade‐offs are defined, assessed and interpreted. We provide a clear statement of the resource trade‐off hypothesis for explaining the h ...