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Author Birkhead, Tim.
Title Promiscuity : an evolutionary history of sperm competition / Tim Birkhead.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  QL761 .B57 2000    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  QL761 .B57 2000    AVAILABLE  
Author Birkhead, Tim.
Subject Sexual selection in animals.
Sperm competition.
Reproduction.
Promiscuity.
Description xiii, 272 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-262).
ISBN 0674004450
OCLC # 44313321
Table of Contents
 List of Plates 
 Preface 
1Competition, Choice and Sexual Conflict1
2Paternity and Protection33
3Genitalia58
4Sperm, Ejaculates and Ova106
5Copulation, Insemination and Fertilization136
6Mechanisms of Sperm Competition and Sperm Choice164
7The Benefits of Polyandry195
 References235
 Bibliography245
AppendixSpecies mentioned in the text263
 Index265


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