Litter Size

Known as: Litter Sizes, Size, Litter, Sizes, Litter 
The number of offspring produced at one birth by a viviparous animal.
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2011
2011
Predicting the ecological impacts of climate warming is critical for species conservation. Incorporating future warming into… (More)
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2009
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2009
To explain variation in relative brain size among homoiothermic vertebrates, we propose the Expensive Brain hypothesis as a… (More)
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2004
2004
Litter size is an important reproductive trait as it makes a major contribution to fitness. Generally, traits closely related to… (More)
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2003
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2003
Variations in maternal care have been widely considered as a critical influence in development. In the rat, variations in… (More)
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2000
2000
Classical selection for increasing prolificacy in sheep leads to a concomitant increase in its variability, even though the… (More)
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1999
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1999
Eleven generations of selection for increased index of ovulation rate and embryonal survival rate, followed by three generations… (More)
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1996
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1996
Identification of individual major genes affecting quantitative traits in livestock species has been limited to date. By using a… (More)
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1995
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1995
This study assessed whether exposure of male rats to two estrogenic, environmental chemicals, 4-octylphenol (OP) and butyl benzyl… (More)
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1995
1995
The potential reproductive costs for free-ranging bank vole (Clethrionomys glareolus) offspring and mothers were assessed by… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
The Gibbs sampling is a Monte-Carlo procedure for generating random samples from joint distributions through sampling from and… (More)
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