The role of mating preference in intraspecfic competition inDrosophila melanogaster

Abstract

Mating preference usually refers to competition between genotypes within a single interbreeding species. Obviously, the greater the ability to mate, the greater the likelihood of leaving offspring. Since mating success is related to specific genotypes in Drosophila (Bateman, 1948; Merrell, 1960), an experimental opportunity is created by the possible effect… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01065788

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