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Experimental removal of sexual selection reverses intersexual antagonistic coevolution and removes a reproductive load

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Apr 29, 1999

Brett Holland, W R Rice

Abstract

Although sexual selection can provide benefits to both sexes, it also can be costly because of expanded opportunities for intersexual conflict. We evaluated the role of sexual selection in a naturally promiscuous species, Drosophila melanogaster. In two replicate populations, sexual sel...read more

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Genetics, Population
Sexual Behavior, Animal
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Hermaphroditism
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Drosophila melanogaster
Ilex paraguayensis homeopathic preparation
Population Group
Metazoa
Biological Evolution
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Experimental removal of sexual selection reverses intersexual antagonistic coevolution and removes a reproductive load

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Apr 29, 1999

Brett Holland, W R Rice

PMID: 10220422

DOI: 10.1073/pnas.96.9.5083

Abstract

Although sexual selection can provide benefits to both sexes, it also can be costly because of expanded opportunities for intersexual conflict. We evaluated the role of sexual selection in a naturally promiscuous species, Drosophila melanogaster. In two replicate populations, sexual sel...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Genetics, Population
Sexual Behavior, Animal
Etiology
Hermaphroditism
Species
Drosophila melanogaster
Ilex paraguayensis homeopathic preparation
Population Group
Metazoa
Biological Evolution
11
3
464

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