The University of Chicago Models of Status-Correlated Bias in Offspring Sex Ratio

@inproceedings{Altmann2010TheUO,
  title={The University of Chicago Models of Status-Correlated Bias in Offspring Sex Ratio},
  author={Michael Altmann and Jeanne Altmann},
  year={2010}
}
-We study a simple model describing the genealogic structure of a population in which the sex ratio of offspring varies with a parent's position in a social hierarchy. This model is based on species in which one sex disperses and in which rank in a stable social hierarchy for the other sex is "inherited" by the offspring of that sex. We find that biased production of offspring in such a social system has important implications for group-size regulation, for the genetic relationships among… CONTINUE READING
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