4 edition of Mating as a reproductive strategy found in the catalog.
Mating as a reproductive strategy
Written in English
|Statement||by Carolyn Sue McCommon.|
|Series||HRAF -- 14.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 149 leaves|
|Number of Pages||149|
How does anisogamy influence mating strategies? Males fight for access to females to secure mating opportunities. O Females exhibit mate guarding to ensure the identity of their offspring. O Females reproduce frequently to take advantage of reproductive males. O Males invest in care of offspring to promote offspring survival. Scientists have found that size does matter when it comes to the “sexual frenzy” of the mating of shipworms. Dr Reuben Shipway, from the University of Portsmouth, has filmed for the first time.
Callahans Compact college guide to athletics and academics in America
libraries of London
alphabetical list of plant species cultivated in the Hortus Botanicus Bogoriensis.
Rank and pay of fleet marine officers.
Effects of water-budget components on streamflow in the Republican River from near Hardy, Nebraska, to Concordia, Kansas, October 1980-September 1995
A field guide to U.S. congregations
Highly selective vagotomy
The construction and testing of a one-sixteenth scale model for the prestressed concrete superstructure ofsection 5, Western Avenue extension
Senior high school curriculum guide (interim) for English 10, English language 20, English language 21, English literature 11, 20, English literature 21, English 30, Reading 10, English 23, English 33
Gaining momentum for board action
Agrippa und das Schiff der Zufriedenen
Records of the New York stage
This important and original book addresses the issues that are attracting attention from a broad community studying the evolution of reproductive strategies.
Its comprehensiveness and rigor give it the potential to influence a large field of research, and its personal perspective gives it the potential to redirect the : $ Shuster and Wade provide a comprehensive review of the most up to date science regarding sexual selection and mating strategies.
This is an advanced book, and may be a bit heavy for readers new to sexual selection, but I would say it is a must read for graduate students and professional scientists interested in evolutionary by: REPRODUCTIVE STRATEGIES IN THE BUTTERFLIES: I.
MATING FREQUENCY, PLUGGING, AND EGG NUMBER Anne H. Ehrlich and Paul R. Ehrlich Abstract.?Some 1, female butterflies were dissected to determine mating frequency, presence or absence of mating plugs, and numbers of eggs. Multiple mating was found at some level in all subfamilies of the butterflies. may employ different mating strategies to increase their reproductive success.
The proclivity for alternative mating strategies should also be proportional to the amount of intrasexual competition for mates, and should therefore occur more often in males than in females.
A mating strategy is de fined here as a set of evolved charactersCited by: mating effort. However, due to sex differences in life history trade-offs between mating and parenting, insecure males tend to adopt reproductive strategies based on late maturation, commit.
Female multiple mating as a genetic bet-hedging strategy when mate choice criteria are unreliable. Ecological Resea – Zamudio, K. and Sinervo, B. As everyone that dives soon learns, the world of fishes is extraordinarily diverse.
And when it comes to courtship, mating and reproduction, diversity rules. Fishes employ a variety of reproductive strategies to maximize the odds that each will pass its genes along to future generations. But indiscriminate mating might benefit them as well—with the luxury of time to take a gamble, these animals might boost reproductive success by taking every mating.
Mammalian mating systems exist along a spectrum, ranging from monogamy to those featuring essentially no mate bonding (Clutton-Brock ; Shuster and Wade ).As such, mating strategies are typically classified based on the number of partners with whom individuals mate and the level of paternal care (e.g., Emlen and Oring ; Reynolds ).
This book presents the first unified conceptual and statistical framework for understanding the evolution of reproductive strategies.
Using the concept of the opportunity for sexual selection, the authors illustrate how and why sexual selection, though restricted to one sex and opposed in the other, is one of the strongest and fastest of all evolutionary forces.5/5(1). The Strategies of Human Mating A theory of human sexual strategies accounts for the observation that people worldwide are attracted to the same qualities in the opposite sex David M.
Buss David M. Buss is professor of psychology at the University of Michigan. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of California, Berkeley in.
The first part of the book presents the evolution of plants starting from photosynthetic cells to topics like Gymnosperms and Angiosperms, including the evolution of the breeding system.
Geological and molecular data were used, helping us to show with more details each of the phases presented. Also, specialization of the reproductive systems such as evolution of unissexuality (dioecy.
This edited volume provides an authoritative update of the landmark book in the field, The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems (Thornhill and Alcock, ), which had such a huge impact in shaping. Get this from a library. Mating systems and strategies.
[Stephen M Shuster; Michael John Wade] -- "This book presents the first unified conceptual and statistical framework for understanding the evolution of reproductive strategies. Using the concept of the opportunity for sexual selection, the. The book also discusses the evolution of mating strategies in insects, touching on concepts such as parental investment, female choice, and sexual conflict.
BACKGROUND. Mating strategies can vary within a species and are influenced by social, demographic, and environmental factors. Monogamy, individuals paired exclusively for one or more breeding attempts, is a mating system commonly observed in a wide variety of species including many birds and canids in particular (Moehlman ; Mock and Fujioka ).
The Mating and Reproductive Strategies of Salamanders. Joshua / / Articles / The term “salamander” originates from the Greek word “salamandra” which means “fire animal.” This is because salamanders usually turn up in logs that were set on fire.
As amphibians, salamanders can breathe and live in water or on land. However. Mating Systems and Strategies Book Description: This book presents the first unified conceptual and statistical framework for understanding the evolution of reproductive strategies. Using the concept of the opportunity for sexual selection, the authors illustrate how and why sexual selection, though restricted to one sex and opposed in the.
Explain the advantages of specific reproductive strategies that increase biological fitness (parental investment, male-male aggression, courtship rituals, mate guarding, copulatory plugs, etc) Differentiate between animal mating systems and predict relationships between these mating systems and sexual dimorphism or sperm competition.
The book’s six sections then examine (1) our mating mechanisms ― universal emotional and cognitive adaptations for mating intelligently ― that guide mate search, mate choice, and courtship; (2) how mating intelligence strategically guides our choice of mating tactics and partners given different relationship goals, personality traits.
Exploring the variables influencing and maintaining the fascinating diversity of social, sexual and reproductive monogamous partnerships in birds, mammals and humans, this book provides clues to the biological roots of monogamy for students and researchers in behavioral ecology, evolutionary anthropology, primatology, zoology and ornithology.5/5(1).
The Reproductive Biology of Bats presents the first comprehensive, in-depth review of the current knowledge and supporting literature concerning the behavior, anatomy, physiology and reproductive strategies of bats. These mammals, which occur world-wide and comprise a vast assemblage of species, have evolved unique and successful reproductive.
Reproductive Isolation. Given enough time, the genetic and phenotypic divergence between populations will affect characters that influence reproduction: if individuals of the two populations were to be brought together, mating would be improbable, but if mating did occur, offspring would be non-viable or infertile.
** Free Book Evolutionary Ecology Of Plant Reproductive Strategies ** Uploaded By Horatio Alger, Jr., my main research interest is the study of the evolution of reproductive strategies of plants reproductive strategies determine mating behaviour and gene transfer.
Their reproductive strategy is to grow slowly, live close to the carrying capacity of their habitat and produce a few progeny each with a high probability of survival. Typical K-selected organisms are elephants, and humans. The table below summarizes some of the differences between r.
SCIENTIFIC REPORTS ã DOIs entificreports Mixed-reproductive strategies, competitive mating-type distribution and life cycle of. Download Mating Systems And Strategies Book For Free in PDF, EPUB.
In order to read online Mating Systems And Strategies textbook, you need to create a FREE account. Read as many books as you like (Personal use) and Join Over Happy Readers. We cannot guarantee that every book is. Roughgarden et al. (Reviews, 17 Feb., p.
) claim that cooperative game theory is an ideal replacement for sexual selection theory. However, their description of cooperative and noncooperative games is misleading.
Roughgarden et al. state that “in competitive [noncooperative] games, the players do not communicate” (text in brackets added) and that “in cooperative games, players. Bird Mating Strategies Like all living things, birds reproduce. However, unlike most other animals, their breeding rituals and special physical constructions are often visible to us.
This opens a door of wonder and fascination to all. For besides the great variety in nest construction and placement, birds exhibit – somewhere – just about every breeding [ ].
About this book. Mating Systems and Strategies presents the first unified conceptual and statistical framework for understanding the evolution of reproductive strategies.
Using the concept of the opportunity for sexual selection, the authors illustrate how and why sexual selection, though restricted to one sex and opposed in the other, is one of the strongest and fastest of all evolutionary.
Taxonomic Reviews of ARTs: 8. Alternative reproductive tactics in insects H. Jane Brockmann; 9. The expression of crustacean mating strategies Stephen M. Shuster; Alternative reproductive tactics in fish Michael Taborsky; Alternative reproductive tactics in.
Because mating strategies involve social interactions, it is impossible to begin a study of reproductive strategies without first considering the social structure in which the animals are found.
Briefly, chimpanzees live in a fission-fusion commu- nity in which individuals associate with others in their community on an irregular. After the mating season, when SSI cannot any longer be beneficial as a male reproductive strategy, the resource selection of adult males, lone females and females/cubs becomes similar.
We suggest that bears then adapt a strategy to build up fat reserves prior to hibernation and adapt their resource selection to cope with a common risk factor, i. Found in approximately 1% of butterfly species, males wield their ornate mating plugs to enforce female monogamy and ensure paternity of the offspring.
However, females try to thwart this strategy, attempting to increase the genetic diversity of progeny by mating with multiple males. “It’s an ongoing battle of males and females,” Carvalho. Monogamy (/ m ə ˈ n ɒ ɡ ə m i / mə-NOG-ə-mee) is a destructive and dangerous form of dyadic relationship in which an individual has only one partner during their lifetime—alternately, only one partner at any one time (serial monogamy)—as compared to non-monogamy (e.g., polygamy or polyamory).
The term is also applied to the social behavior of some animals, referring to the state of. This essay aims to show a comparison between the differences between both female short-term mating strategies and female long-term mating strategies. It will explore the evolution of psychology that has shown reasons for human mating and how these reasons go above and beyond the general idea of physical attractiveness and love.
Orangutans are a species with a very pronounced sexual dimorphism, in that fully grown males are about twice the size of females, but adult, sexually mature males come in two distinct morphs. Unflanged males lack the secondary sexual characteristics (e.g., cheek flanges, throat sack, long call) of the flanged males, but are sexually active, fertile and known to sire offspring.
In some males. Animal sexual behaviour takes many different forms, including within the same mating or reproductively motivated systems include monogamy, polygyny, polyandry, polygamy and sexual behaviour may be reproductively motivated (e.g.
sex apparently due to duress or coercion and situational sexual behaviour) or non-reproductively motivated (e.g. interspecific. This target article presents an integrated evolutionary model of the development of attachment and human reproductive strategies. It is argued that sex differences in attachment emerge in middle childhood, have adaptive significance in both children and adults, and are part of sex-specific life history strategies.
Our students report that the mating game is a fun, effective, and memorable demonstration of the evolutionary forces that shape mating strategies. Thus, it is an excellent springboard for exploring more advanced topics in reproductive behavior that build upon the underlying concept of sex differences.
Editorial Reviews 'This book provides an up-to-date and important contribution on monogamy in birds, humans and other mammals this is an excellent and very informative book which will be of use to anyone interested in mating systems and mating : $ Kalutas evolved independently of other semelparous dasyurids, so the confirmation that male kalutas die after mating suggests that this unorthodox reproductive strategy has .The relationship between contemporary religious participation and evolved mating and reproductive strategies.
Evolutionary approaches to human mating and fertility posit an evolved psychology that contains a complex mix of available sexual and reproductive strategies, with individual differences in people’s choice of strategies influenced by a range of individual, ecological, and.