Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Birds, Part B: Sexual Selection, Behavior, Conservation, Embryology and Genetics / Edition 1

Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Birds, Part B: Sexual Selection, Behavior, Conservation, Embryology and Genetics / Edition 1

by Barrie G M Jamieson
     
 

ISBN-10: 157808444X

ISBN-13: 9781578084449

Pub. Date: 01/02/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The second part of volume 6 discusses sexual selection of ultraviolet and structural signals; melanins and carotenoids as feather colorants and signals; sexual selection and auditory signaling; odors and chemical signaling; sexual dimorphism; sexual selection, signal selection and the handicap principle; courtship and copulation; sexual conflict and its

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The second part of volume 6 discusses sexual selection of ultraviolet and structural signals; melanins and carotenoids as feather colorants and signals; sexual selection and auditory signaling; odors and chemical signaling; sexual dimorphism; sexual selection, signal selection and the handicap principle; courtship and copulation; sexual conflict and its implications for fitness; intra- and extra-pair paternity; parental care (including cooperative breeding); brood parasitism in birds; applications of reproductive biology to bird conservation and population management; embryogenesis and development; molecular genetics of avian sex determination and gonadal development. Many new illustrations are provided throughout the volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578084449
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/02/2007
Series:
Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny Series
Pages:
516
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Sexual Selection of Ultraviolet and Structural Color Signals; Melanins and Carotenoids as Feather Colorants and Signals; Odors and Chemical Signaling; Sexual Dimorphism; Sexual Selection, Signal Selection and the Handicap Principle; Courtship and Copulation; Sexual Conflict an dits Implications for Fitness; Intra- and Extrapair Paternity; Evolution of Parental Care and Cooperative Breeding; Brood Parasitism in Birds; Applications of Reproductive Biology to Bird Conservation and Population Management; Embryogenesis and Development; Molecular Genetics of Avian Sex Determination and Gonadal Differentiation

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