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Female social experience affects the shape of sexual selection on males

@article{Judge2010FemaleSE,
  title={Female social experience affects the shape of sexual selection on males},
  author={K. A. Judge},
  journal={Evolutionary Ecology Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={12},
  pages={389-402}
}
  • K. A. Judge
  • Published 2010
  • Biology
  • Evolutionary Ecology Research
Background: An increasing number of factors have been shown to affect female mating behaviour, and thus to affect the strength and/or direction of selection that females exert on males. One of these factors is female social experience (including mating history). Question: How does female social experience affect the strength and direction of selection on four male traits – age, body size, weaponry size, and body condition? Methods: I used multivariate selection analysis to estimate the linear… Expand

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