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By Oliveira R.F., Taborsky M., Brockmann H.J. (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0521832438

ISBN-13: 9780521832434

The examine of other reproductive strategies (the behavioural techniques utilized by contributors to extend their reproductive good fortune) is an evolutionary puzzle, and certainly one of nice curiosity to researchers. for example, why perform a little men safeguard either nest and eggs, whereas others sneak into nests whereas pairs are spawning and fertilise these eggs? the sector deals a distinct chance to review the evolution and practical explanations of phenotypic version, that's a basic challenge within the box of evolutionary biology. by means of integrating either mechanistic (psychological) and evolutionary (behavioural ecology) views and via overlaying an exceptional variety of species, replacement Reproductive strategies addresses this built-in subject of longstanding curiosity, bringing jointly a large number of differently scattered details in an obtainable shape that's excellent for graduate scholars and researchers.

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