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Sperm Competition and Sexual Selection

edited by T R Birkhead, A P Moller

Sperm Competition and Sexual Selection
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Description

The study of sperm competition continues to grow in importance as it is concerned with the mechanisms by which paternity is established under multiple matings by several males. The modern genetic techniques now available mean that paternity issues are basic components of good research in behaviour ecology & population dynamics. The general issues of the subject are discussed in this book together with a series of taxonomic reviews which set out the basic state of knowledge in each group.

Details

  • ISBN: 0121005437
  • Editor(s): T R Birkhead, A P Moller
  • Stock Code: 1005436
  • Format: Paperback
  • Illustrations: Black & white illustrations, Tables
  • Pages: 800
  • Published: 1998
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