Replication Data for: Interspecific competition counteracts negative effects of dispersal on adaptation of an arthropod herbivore to a new host

  • Adriana Alzate Vallejo (Creator)
  • Karen Bisschop (Creator)
  • Rampal Etienne (Creator)
  • Dries Bonte (Creator)

Dataset

Description

Population sizes of T. urticae after 9 generations evolving on tomato plants under different treatments of competition and dispersal. Population sizes are measured as number of adult females.
Population sizes after 12 generations evolving on tomato plants under different treatments (dispersal/competition). Population sizes was measured as the number of adult females on the experimental complete tomato plants (before removing epigenetic effects).
Fecundity (number of eggs at day 6) and longevity (number of days females were alive) for females during the fitness tests after 20 generation evolving on tomato. Females were placed on detached bean and tomato leaves for 1 generation. Before the fitness test females were place on common garden (detached bean leaves) for 2 generations to remove juvenile and maternal effects. Dispersal treatments have 4 levels: 1 = 2mites/week, 2 = 3mites/week, 3 = 5mites/week, 4=10mites/week. Fecundity data for females that died of non-natural causes (drowned or disappeared) was excluded from the analysis (NA).
Fecundity (day 6) and longevity data for mites after 8 generations evolving on tomato plants. Data from the fitness test after removing juvenile and maternal effects. Females were placed individually on detached tomato and bean leaves for one generation. Dispersal treatments have 4 levels: 1 = 2mites/week, 2 = 3mites/week, 3 = 5mites/week, 4=10mites/week. Fecundity data for females that died of non-natural causes (drowned or disappeared) was excluded from the analysis (NA).
Fecundity (day 6) and longevity data on detached tomato and bean leaves (fitness test) after removal of juvenile and maternal effects. We used T. urticae females from the stock population (ST - a population reared on bean plants) and from a population that has been adapted to tomato (same strain as the stock population - London strain) for more than 100 generations (STa-reared on tomato plants, but originally coming from bean plants). Fecundity data for females that died of non-natural causes (drowned or disappeared) was excluded from the analysis (NA).
also in: DOI: https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.486g4
Date made available8-Jun-2017
PublisherUniversity of Groningen
Date of data productionSep-2013 - Apr-2014

Keywords on Datasets

  • Tetranychus urticae
  • Spider mites
  • Experimental Evolution
  • Biotic Competition
  • Local adaption

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