The use of genetic markers to estimate the frequency of successful alternative reproductive tactics

Abstract

This paper outlines a method for estimating rates of successful alternative reproductive tactics from parental exclusions known through the use of genetic markers. We review a method for calculating the probability of excluding a putative father when he is not the actual father. We adapt this method to model two mating tactics of concern to sociobiologists… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00324433

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