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The evolution of hermaphroditism by an infectious male-derived cell lineage: an inclusive-fitness analysis.

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There has been much recent interest in the role for genetic conflicts to drive the evolution of genetic systems. Here we consider the evolution of hermaphroditism in the scale insect tribe Iceryini and the suggestion that this has been driven by conflict between a female and an infectious male tissue derived from her father. We perform an inclusive-fitness analysis to show that, owing to genetic relatedness between father and daughter, there is scope for collaboration as well as conflict over...

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10.1086/660823

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Journal:
American naturalist
Volume:
178
Issue:
2
Pages:
191-201
Publication date:
2011-08-01
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EISSN:
1537-5323
ISSN:
0003-0147
Source identifiers:
209880
Language:
English
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pubs:209880
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uuid:0ac3d646-2623-41f0-be92-be26ff30961c
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pubs:209880
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2012-12-19

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