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Corporate Author International School of Ethology. Course (14th : 1998 : Erice, Italy)

Title Vertebrate mating systems : proceedings of the 14th Course of the International School of Ethology, Erice, Italy, 28 November-3 December, 1998 / editors, Marco Apollonio, Marco Festa-Bianchet, Danilo Mainardi.

Publication Info. Singapore ; River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, [2000]

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Description 1 online resource (vi, 332 pages) : illustrations.
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Series The science and culture series. Ethology
Science and culture series (Singapore). Ethology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Sexual selection and mate choice : trade-offs for males and females / R. Haven Wiley -- Ornaments and good genes : progress in research through paradoxes and paradigms / Rauno V. Alatalo -- Mating systems and morphology : what can phylogenies tell us about the evolution of sexual dimorphism in lekking birds? / Jacob Höglund -- Demographic analyses of mating systems / David B. McDonald -- Environmental effects on the evolution of mating systems in endotherms / Juan Carranza -- Environmental variation : the effects on vertebrate mating systems with special reference to ectotherms / Miranda L. Dyson -- Mating patterns, sexual selection, and parental care : an integrative approach / Tamás Székely, James N. Webb, and Innes C. Cuthill -- Vertebrate mating systems, Allee effects, and conservation / Philip A. Stephens and William J. Sutherland -- Mating systems and conservation at large spatial scales / John T. Hogg -- A retrospective and prospective look at the role of genetics in mating systems : toward a balanced view of the sexes / David F. Westneat -- Genetics of avian mating systems / Peter T. Boag and Laurene M. Ratcliffe.
Summary This book reviews the relationship of mating systems with other aspects of vertebrate biology. It presents many stimulating new perspectives and ideas on mating systems studies. While many of the authors present some of their own research, in all cases they underline the general relevance of their work and speculate on future directions of scientific inquiry.
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Subject Sexual behavior in animals.
Sexual behavior in animals.
Vertebrates -- Behavior -- Congresses.
Vertebrates -- Behavior.
Vertebrates -- Reproduction -- Congresses.
Vertebrates -- Reproduction.
Sexual behavior in animals -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Apollonio, Marco.
Festa-Bianchet, Marco.
Mainardi, Danilo.
Other Form: Print version: International School of Ethology. Course (14th : 1998 : Erice, Italy). Vertebrate mating systems. Singapore ; River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, ©2000 9810242603 (DLC) 2001267100 (OCoLC)45679240
ISBN 9789812793584 (electronic book)
9812793585 (electronic book)