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Individual variation in testosterone and parental care in a female songbird; The dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis)

Cain, Kristal; Ketterson, Ellen D.


When competition for sex-specific resources overlaps in time with offspring production and care, trade-offs can occur. Steroid hormones, particularly testosterone (T), play a crucial role in mediating such trade-offs in males, often increasing competitive

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Hormones and Behavior
DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2013.09.002


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