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Sexual selection can both increase and decrease extinction probability: reconciling demographic and evolutionary factors

The Journal of Animal Ecology

Jan 1, 2017

Carlos Martínez-Ruiz, Robert J. Knell

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Previous theoretical models of the effect of sexual selection on average individual fitness in a population have mostly predicted that sexually selected populations should adapt faster and clear deleterious mutations more quickly than populations where sexual selection is not operating....read more

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Laboratory Studies
Field Study
Study
Population Group
Adaptation
Genetic Fitness
Metazoa
Fertility
Extinction, Species
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Sexual selection can both increase and decrease extinction probability: reconciling demographic and evolutionary factors

The Journal of Animal Ecology

Jan 1, 2017

Carlos Martínez-Ruiz, Robert J. Knell

PMID: 27861841

DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12601

Abstract

Previous theoretical models of the effect of sexual selection on average individual fitness in a population have mostly predicted that sexually selected populations should adapt faster and clear deleterious mutations more quickly than populations where sexual selection is not operating....read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Laboratory Studies
Field Study
Study
Population Group
Adaptation
37
4
1
85

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