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Reproductive biology and phylogeny of birdsPart B: Sexual selection, behavior, conservation, embryology, genetics

By: Jamieson, Barrie G M(Edited by)

Part of the Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny series
157808444X / 9781578084449
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31/01/2007
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25 cm x, 532 p. : ill. (some col.)
undergraduate  Learn More

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.

BIC:

PSVH Animal reproduction, PSVW6 Birds (ornithology)

Our price£115.00