ANT 154B Course notes- Lecture _9

B of relationship between reproductive success val

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Unformatted text preview: one, natural that the sum of their perceived value’, area of positive net ‘reproductive value’, or the expected mean proportionThehis genes rnities is greater than one, natural against this, selection likely would select in infants surviving to adulthood. b. of relationship between reproductive success (Val relationship ction likelypossibly select against this, evolutionary would leading to a three-way in infants surviving to adulthood. b. Thej), in terms of Paternity probabilityrepresentation in arm’sarace betweenevolutionary lowerthe alpha male, maximizing a male’s genetic j ibly leading to three-way between reproductive success (Val ), in terms of ranking males and the loweroffspring surviving to adulthood, and paternity ’s race between the alpha male, female. This maximizing a male’s genetic representation in supposition could be tested with explicit game ing males and the female. This offspring surviving to adulthood, and paternity theoretic models. osition could be tested with explicit game The implications of equation (5) are retic models. presented in Fig. 3. The value at birth of each The implications of equation (5) are infant increases linearly with the pate...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course ANT 154bn taught by Professor Debello during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.

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