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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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Highly Cited
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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Review
2006
Review
2006
  • O. Krüger
  • 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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Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
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
Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The polychaete Streblospio benedicti is unusual in that several field populations consist of individuals that exhibit either… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
INDIVIDUALS are often assumed to behave so as to maximize their reproductive success1 but unambiguous determination of parentage… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A GENERAL problem of parental investment is that resources required to nourish offspring may be unpredictable at the time… Expand
Highly Cited
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
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Abstract A model is developed which makes predictions about intraspecific variation in parental care patterns. The model assumes… Expand