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regulation of brood size

Any process that modulates the extent of brood size. Brood size is the number of progeny that survive embryogenesis and are cared for at one time… Expand
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2011
2011
Comparing five species of pipefish, egg size was significantly larger in species with brood pouches (Syngnathus typhle… Expand
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Levels of inbreeding are highly variable in natural populations. Inbreeding can be due to random factors (like population size… Expand
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2006
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2006
  • Oliver Krueger
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 1711342
The interactions between brood parasitic birds and their host species provide one of the best model systems for coevolution… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
SummarySome species of North American passerines nearly always reject nonmimetic eggs placed in their nests and have apparently… Expand
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Data on several different horse populations were analysed and compared regarding length of life and diseases or injuries leading… Expand
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Altricial offspring solicit food by begging, and their parents feed them according to begging intensity, which has been shown to… Expand
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
To understand the co-existence of rejection and acceptance of cuckoo eggs within a host population, the mechanism of egg… Expand
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
INDIVIDUALS are often assumed to behave so as to maximize their reproductive success1 but unambiguous determination of parentage… Expand
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
There has been considerable interest in testing Lack's1 hypothesis that the most frequent clutch size should be the one which… Expand
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
Abstract A model is developed which makes predictions about intraspecific variation in parental care patterns. The model assumes… Expand
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