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
The outcome of sperm competition is mediated largely by the relative numbers of sperm from competing males. However, substantial… (More)
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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… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Sperm competition in birds occurs when a female is inseminated by more than one male during a single breeding cycle. Despite most… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Fish exhibit an enormous variety of reproductive patterns. There is external and internal fertilization, simultaneous and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Sperm competition is a widespread phenomenon influencing the evolution of male anatomy, physiology and behaviour. Bats are an… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Recent research on diverse animal taxa has revealed that male adaptations to sperm competition often lead to a conflict with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
When writing can change your life, when writing can enrich you by offering much money, why don't you try it? Are you still very… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Among mammals sperm competition leads to selection for increased sperm numbers but it is not known whether it also leads to… (More)
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