Sperm Competition in Birds: Evolutionary Causes and Consequences

9780121005412: Sperm Competition in Birds: Evolutionary Causes and Consequences

Sperm Competition in Birds covers both functional and causal aspects of the subject and discusses the importance of sperm competition in different avian mating systems, the relationship between sperm competition and male and female reproductive anatomy and physiology, copulation patterns, paternity guards, the costs and benefits of copulation with multiple partners for both males and females, the relationship between multiple mating and paternity and finally, the far-reaching evolutionary consequences of sperm competition. The text is supported by numerous photographs, diagrams, tables and outstanding illustrations by David Quinn.

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Published by Academic Press Inc, London, U.K. (1991)
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Tim R. Birkhead; Aage R. Moller
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