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Female plasticity tends to reduce sexual conflict

Nature Ecology & Evolution

Aug 16, 2017

David V McLeod, Troy Day

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Sexual conflict is the divergence of evolutionary interests between the sexes. A neglected aspect of sexual conflict theory is that the conflict often occurs within the female's body, which can lead to a power asymmetry between the sexes. In particular, the female may often be able to r...read more

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Female plasticity tends to reduce sexual conflict

Nature Ecology & Evolution

Aug 16, 2017

David V McLeod, Troy Day

PMID: 28812713

DOI: 10.1038/s41559-016-0054

Abstract

Sexual conflict is the divergence of evolutionary interests between the sexes. A neglected aspect of sexual conflict theory is that the conflict often occurs within the female's body, which can lead to a power asymmetry between the sexes. In particular, the female may often be able to r...read more

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