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Does Neem trigger the same response as Ivermectin? Dung beetle behaviour and physiology

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Does Neem trigger the same response as Ivermectin? Dung beetle behaviour and physiology https://t.co/n166UsTadc
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Supplemental Information

Body fat dataset

To determine the body fat content, we use the following formula: (1- (initial weight– weight of the fat extracted)/ initial weight)).

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26770v1/supp-1

Ecological functions performed by D. nisus

Soil bioturbation and dung burial of each treatment (Control, Ivermectin and Neem).

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26770v1/supp-2

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Agnis Souza conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Ronara Ferreira-Châline conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Nicolas Châline conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Vanesca Korasaki prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Wallace Beiroz prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Julio Louzada analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Francisco Altamiro Reis and Fátima Lúcia Tito Reis granted verbal field permit permission.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The raw data are provided in the Supplemental Files.

Funding

This work was supported by CNPq (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico), PNPD CAPES (Programa Nacional de Pós-Doutorado da Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior), PhD scholarship (and BEX 3711-14-15), and FAPEMIG (Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de Minas Gerais) The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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