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Unifying and Testing Models of Sexual Selection

Kokko, Hanna; Jennions, Michael; Brooks, Rob

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Sexual reproduction is associated with the evolution of anisogamy and sperm-producing males and egg-laying females. The ensuing competition for mates has led to sexual selection and coevolution of the sexes. Mathematical models are extensively used to test the plausibility of different complicated scenarios for the evolution of sexual traits. Unfortunately, the diversity of models is now itself equally bewildering. Here we clarify some of the current debate by reviewing evolutionary...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/63606
Source: Annual Review of Ecology Evolution and Systematics
DOI: 10.1146/annurev.ecolsys.37.091305.110259

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