Lecture 12 Outline_16Feb_2011

Lecture 12 Outline_16Feb_2011 - BIO 326 Lecture 12 Outline...

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BIO 326 Lecture 12 Outline 16 Feb 2011 Chapter 8: Study of social relations Definitions: Behavioral Ecology = Interactions between organisms and the environment that are mediated by behavior. Sociobiology = Branch of biology concerned with the study of social relations. Fitness = # offspring contributed by an individual relative to the # of offspring produced by other members of the population (… relative genetic contribution to future generations) I. Mating and Mate choice A. First consider a fundamental question: What distinguishes males and females? Females ___________________________________ Males ______________________________________. Female reproduction thought to be limited by _______________ Male reproduction thought to be limited by ____________________________ B. Reproductive strategies 1. Asexual = ___________________________ e.g. budding, fission, parthenogenesis, spore formation and vegetative propagation. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course BIO 326 taught by Professor Gehring,c during the Spring '08 term at N. Arizona.

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Lecture 12 Outline_16Feb_2011 - BIO 326 Lecture 12 Outline...

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