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New tools for sex identification and the study of sex allocation in birds.

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The recent development of simple, DNA-based methods for the determination of an individual's sex will make possible large-scale studies of sex allocation and the consequence of gender in birds. Birds provide ideal systems for studying these questions in vertebrates, as so much is known about their biology and determinants of fitness. Until recently, however, little quantitative work has been possible because of the difficulty in determining gender in most cases. Recent studies suggest that bi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Journal:
Trends in ecology and evolution More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
7
Pages:
255-259
Publication date:
1997-07-01
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EISSN:
1872-8383
ISSN:
0169-5347
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:315481
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uuid:1c5674cf-2cdc-416c-857c-13628cf7e97e
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pubs:315481
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315481
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2013-11-16

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