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The role of social environment on parental care: Offspring benefit more from the presence of female than male helpers

Brouwer, Lyanne; van de Pol, Martijn; Cockburn, Andrew

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Summary: Investment in offspring depends on the costs and benefits to the carer, which can vary with sex and social status. Investment also depends on the effort of others by allowing for compensation (load-lightening), with biparental care studies showin

dc.contributor.authorBrouwer, Lyanne
dc.contributor.authorvan de Pol, Martijn
dc.contributor.authorCockburn, Andrew
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T22:38:09Z
dc.identifier.issn0021-8790
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/77421
dc.description.abstractSummary: Investment in offspring depends on the costs and benefits to the carer, which can vary with sex and social status. Investment also depends on the effort of others by allowing for compensation (load-lightening), with biparental care studies showin
dc.publisherBritish Ecological Society
dc.sourceJournal of Animal Ecology
dc.titleThe role of social environment on parental care: Offspring benefit more from the presence of female than male helpers
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume83
dc.date.issued2014
local.identifier.absfor060201 - Behavioural Ecology
local.identifier.ariespublicationf5625xPUB6284
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationBrouwer, Lyanne, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationvan de Pol, Martijn, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationCockburn, Andrew, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue2
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage491
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage503
local.identifier.doi10.1111/1365-2656.12143
local.identifier.absseo970106 - Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
dc.date.updated2015-12-11T09:41:26Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84894281690
local.identifier.thomsonID000331469200018
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