Reproductive Success: Studies of Individual Variation in Contrasting Breeding Systems / Edition 2

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Overview

The purpose of this book is to investigate the extent and causes of individual differences in breeding success among male and female animals in natural populations. The authors of the twenty-five empirical studies it contains were invited to answer four principal questions about reproductive success in the species they had studied.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780226110592
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1990
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 548
  • Product dimensions: 7.08 (w) x 10.07 (h) x 1.33 (d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Acknowledgments
1. Introduction - T. H. Clutton-Brock
Part One - Insects
2. Lifetime Reproductive Success in Drosophila
Linda Partridge
3. Sources of Variation in Lifetime Reproductive Success in a Nonterritorial Damselfly (Odonata: Coenagrionidae)
Ola M. Fincke
4. The Opportunity for Sexual Selection in a Territorial Dragonfly, Erythemis simplicicollis
Margaret E. McVey
5. Mating Success and Fecundity in an Ant-Tended Lycaenid Butterfly Mark A. Elgar and Naomi E. Pierce
6. Reproductive Success and Group Nesting in the Paper Wasp, Polistes annularis
David C. Queller and Joan E. Strassmann
Part Two- Amphibians
7. Reproductive Success in Two Species of Anurans Richard D. Howard
Part Three - Birds
8. The Great Tit, Parus major
A. J. van Noordwijk and J. H. Balen
9. Lifetime Reproductive Success of the Giant Tit, Parus major
R. H. McCleery and C. M. Perrins
10. Determinants of Lifetime Reproductive Success in the Song Sparrow James N. M. Smith
11. Lifetime Reproductive Success of House Martins David M. Bryant
12. Factors in Influencing Reproductive Success in the Pied Flycatcher Paul H. Harvey, Martyn J. Stenning, and Bruce Campbell
13. Age and Reproduction in the Sparrowhawk I. Newton
14. Reproductive Success in Bewick's Swans D. K. Scott
15. Reproductive Success in a Lesser Snow Goose Population F. Cooke and R. F. Rockwell
16. Reproductive Success of Kittiwake Gulls, Rissa tridactyla
Callum S. Thomas and J. C. Coulson
17. Variation in Breeding Success in Fulmars Janet C. Ollason and G. M. Dunnet
18. Individual Variation in Reproductive Sucess in Male Black Grouse, Tetrao tetrix L.
J. P. Kruijt and G. J. de Vos
19. The Effect of Breeding-Unit Size on Fitness Components in Groove-billed Anis Sandra L. Vehrencamp, Rolf R. Koford, and Bonnie S. Bowen
20. Components of Lifetime Reproductive Success in the Florida Scrub Jay John W. Fitzpatrick and Glen E. Woolfenden
Part Four - Mammals
21. Reproductive Success in Male and Female Red Deer T. H. Clutton-Brock, S. D. Albon, and F. E. Guinness
22. Lifetime Reproductive Success in Northern Elephant Seals Burney J. Le Boeuf and Joanne Reiter
23. Reproductive Success of Lions Craig Packer, Lawrence Herbst, Anne E. Pusey, J. David Bygott, Jeannette P. Hanby, Sara J. Cairns, and Monique Borgerhoff Mulder
24. Reproductive Success in Vervet Monkeys Dorothy L. Cheney, Robert M. Seyfarth, Sandy J. Andelman, and Phyllis C. Lee 25. Determinants of Reproductive Success in Savannah Baboons, Papio cynocephalus Jeanne Altmann, Glenn Hausfater, and Stuart A. Altmann
26. Reproductive Success in Three Kipsigis Cohorts Monique Borgerhoff Mulder
Part Five - General Issues
27. Components of Lifetime Reproductive Success David Brown
28. On the Uses of Data on Lifetime Reproductive Success Alan Grafen
29. Reproductive Success T. H. Clutton-Brock References List of Contributors Author Index Subject Index

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