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Sex ratios.

Abstract:

Sex ratio theory attempts to explain variation at all levels (species, population, individual, brood) in the proportion of offspring that are male (the sex ratio). In many cases this work has been extremely successful, providing qualitative and even quantitative explanations of sex ratio variation. However, this is not always the situation, and one of the greatest remaining problems is explaining broad taxonomic patterns. Specifically, why do different organisms show so much variation in the ...

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10.1038/sj.hdy.6800018

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Sheldon, BC More by this author
Journal:
Heredity
Volume:
88
Issue:
2
Pages:
117-124
Publication date:
2002-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2540
ISSN:
0018-067X
URN:
uuid:9c758c93-f3bc-404d-b66a-d5e47bb3a0c7
Source identifiers:
312330
Local pid:
pubs:312330

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