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sperm competition

Any process that contributes to the success of sperm fertilization in multiply-mated females. [PMID:10885514]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
  • R. Snook
  • Trends in ecology & evolution
  • 2005
  • Corpus ID: 38272715
The outcome of sperm competition is mediated largely by the relative numbers of sperm from competing males. However, substantial… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
▪ Abstract In contrast to Bateman's principle, there is now increasing evidence that female fitness can depend on the number of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Sperm competition occurs when sperm from more than one male compete for fertilizations. This form of post-copulatory sexual… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
No wonder you activities are, reading will be always needed. It is not only to fulfil the duties that you need to finish in… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In several organisms, the success of a male's sperm in multiply inseminated females depends on the male's genotype. In Drosophila… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The aim of this study was to establish whether the mobility of sperm of the domestic fowl, as measured by an in vitro assay… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Fish exhibit an enormous variety of reproductive patterns. There is external and internal fertilization, simultaneous and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Fishes show one of the widest ranges of sperm competition intensity of any animal group. Here we present a comparative study… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We develop the logic of assessment of sperm competition risk by individual males where the mechanism of sperm competition follows… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
The process of fertilization by hermaphrodite and male sperm is described. In the hermaphrodite fertilization occurs in the… Expand