PORCHER Emmanuelle

  • CESCO, MNHN, Paris, France
  • Quantitative Genetics, Reproduction and Sex, Species interactions
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2017-03-16
Correlated paternity measures mate monopolization and scales with the magnitude of sexual selection
Dorken, ME and Perry LE
10.1111/jeb.13013

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Measurement of sexual selection in plants made easier

Sexual selection occurs in flowering plants too. However it tends to be understudied in comparison to animal sexual selection, in part because the minuscule size and long dispersal distances of the individuals producing male gametes (pollen grains) seriously complicate the estimation of male siring success and thereby the measurement of sexual selection. Dorken and Perry [1] introduce a novel and clever approach to estimate sexual selection in plants, which bypasses the need for a direct quantif...

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