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vol. 164, no. 4 the american naturalist october 2004 Molecular Parentage Analysis in Experimental Newt
 

Summary: vol. 164, no. 4 the american naturalist october 2004
Molecular Parentage Analysis in Experimental Newt
Populations: The Response of Mating System
Measures to Variation in the
Operational Sex Ratio
Adam G. Jones,1,* J. Roman Arguello,2,
and Stevan J. Arnold3,
1. Department of Biology, Texas A&M University, College Station,
Texas 77843;
2. Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago,
Chicago, Illinois 60637;
3. Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis,
Oregon 97331
Submitted November 26, 2003; Accepted June 8, 2004;
Electronically published August 19, 2004
abstract: Molecular studies of parentage have been extremely in-
fluential in the study of sexual selection in the last decade, but a
consensus statistical method for the characterization of genetic mat-
ing systems has not yet emerged. Here we study the utility of alter-
native mating system measures by experimentally altering the inten-

  

Source: Arnold, Stevan J. - Department of Zoology, Oregon State University
Jones, Adam - Department of Biology, Texas A&M University

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology