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The evolutionary consequences of parental effects

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Parents modulate the phenotypes of their offspring, beyond the effects of the genes they pass on. These parental effects can have impacts on the fitnesses of those offspring, as well as the fitness of the parents themselves. Parental investment in offspring is expected to be under antagonistic selection through its beneficial effects to offspring, and its detrimental effects on the parent's own fitness. Evolutionary conflict over parental care is therefore expected to occur, and may cause ...

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Zoology
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Thomson, C
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Thomson, C
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2017-03-14

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