An experimental test for indirect benefits in Drosophila melanogaster

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Despite much empirical attention, tests for indirect benefits of mate choice have rarely considered the major components of sexual and nonsexual offspring fitness relevant to a population. Here we use a novel experimental design to test for the existence of any indirect benefits in a laboratory adapted population of D. melanogaster. Our experiment compared… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-7-36

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