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Lecture 16 L567 Sexual Selection II Darwin laid out two kinds of sexual selection (i.e., variation  among individuals in mating success).   1.  Intrasexual selection due to male-male combat  (We won’t  cover this) And 2. Intersexual selection due to female choice  That is not controversial, and is presented in all Evolution  texts. But, does that mean that 1.  Plants cannot have sexual selection? 2.  Hermaphrodites cannot have sexual selection? See Delph and Ashman 2006 (posted on class web site) for a  contrast of interaction-dependent and interaction-independent  1
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Lecture 16 L567 sexual selection and the application to plants.   2
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Lecture 16 L567 Why, in general is there female choice (and sometimes male  choice)? 1. “whims”  “sensory exploitation”  This is assumed in  Kirkpatrick’s model 2.  Males provide resources (nuptial gifts) or paternal care.
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