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Han Yu Hy2645 Thursday 3-4 pm Call Duration as an Indicator of Genetic Quality in Male Gray Tree Frogs Summary: Good genes hypothesis states that individuals with the preferred genes will be able to pass their genes on more easily and readily. Call duration in frogs are an indication to the female to which individuals they will select for mating. Longer call duration correlated with that individual's phenotype
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Unformatted text preview: being seen more frequently in the following generations as it is inherited. Questions: 1. Hypothetically, could there be an indirection selection going on that lead to the sexual selection of the Call duration to be an indicator? 2. In what ways to the call actually decrease survivability, which is characteristic that defines sexually selected traits, of the individual of Male Grey tree frogs?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2012 for the course BIO 370 taught by Professor Edwards during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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