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Sexual selection and the differential effect of polyandry.

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In principle, widespread polyandry (female promiscuity) creates potential for sexual selection in males both before and after copulation. However, the way polyandry affects pre- and postcopulatory episodes of sexual selection remains little understood. Resolving this fundamental question has been difficult because it requires extensive information on mating behavior as well as paternity for the whole male population. Here we show that in replicate seminatural groups of red junglefowl, Gallus ...

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10.1073/pnas.1200219109

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America More from this journal
Volume:
109
Issue:
22
Pages:
8641-8645
Publication date:
2012-05-01
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
Language:
English
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uuid:acd9808a-1b0e-4c36-86f5-6140c16ead68
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332842
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2013-11-16

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