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sperm displacement

The physical displacement of sperm stored from previous mating encounters. [PMID:10440373]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Spermatozoa are amongst the most variable cells, and three factors are thought to account for this variation in design… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
  • P. Eady
  • Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 32371895
This paper examines the underlying mechanisms of sperm competition in the beetle Callosobruchus maculatus (F.) (Coleoptera… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
SummaryThe mechanism by which sperm are transferred from the male's spermatophore to the female's storing cage is described for… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Odonates (dragonflies) are well known for the ability of the males to displace sperm stored in the female's sperm-storage organs… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
We examined evolutionary stable sperm allocation and included stochastic variation in male mating frequency, not included in… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A crucial factor determining sperm fertilization success in multiply mated Drosophila melanogaster females is the efficiency with… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Genes that influence mating and/or fertilization success may be targets for strong natural selection. If females remate… 
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
This paper extends the sperm displacement model of Parker et al. (Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 27, 55 (1990)), in which sperm… 
Review
1978
Review
1978
  • M. Gromko, D. Pyle
  • Evolution; international journal of organic…
  • 1978
  • Corpus ID: 33807442
Females of many insect species store large numbers of sperm after mating, and mate numerous times, sometimes before sperm already… 
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
This article reports the results of some sperm displacement experiments, as well as the results of a theoretical study of…