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No evidence that female bruchid beetles, Callosobruchus maculatus, use remating to reduce costs of inbreeding

Edvardsson, Evert; Rodriguez-Munoz, Rolando; Tregenza, Tom

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Despite the often dramatic negative effects of inbreeding on offspring fitness, matings between closely related individuals sometimes occur. This may be because females cannot reliably recognize related males before mating with them. As an alternative to

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/52200
Source: Animal Behaviour
DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.10.005

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