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SPECIATION BY REINFORCEMENT OF PREMATING ISOLATION
  • L. Liou, T. Price
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Evolution; international journal of organic…
  • 1 October 1994
TLDR
Computer simulations and a multilocus genetic model are used to reevaluate the theory of reinforcement and consider the evolution of female preferences for a male secondary sexual trait and the likelihood of extinction is lowered. Expand
Selection on Clutch Size in Birds
TLDR
It is shown that the patterns are inevitable if females in different health or nutritional states vary in both the number of eggs they lay and thenumber of chicks they raise, for which there is good empirical evidence. Expand
Fluctuating Environments and Clutch Size Evolution in Great Tits
TLDR
It is shown that the magnitude of the effect of fluctuating environments is much smaller than first hought, and additional explanations for the displacement of the average clutch size from the most productive therefore merit consideration. Expand