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Evolutionary and ecological implications of sexual reproduction

Lehtonen, Jussi

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For a large part of our evolutionary history, all life on earth reproduced without sex. Today, the vast majority of visible life is dependent on sexual reproduction. My thesis examines the consequences of this change in reproductive mode from an evolutionary and ecological perspective, using a combination of mathematical models, empirical data and literature reviews. Why sex is so common is still something of a mystery, as it seems less efficient than asexual reproduction. The first chapter in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/156095
DOI: 10.25911/5d514eba1cce6

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