BIOEE 1780 -- Week 13 Concepts (SMJ)

Understand the basic premises of both and the

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Unformatted text preview: nes hypothesis”, “direct resource enhancement”, “pre- existing preferences”, “the handicap hypothesis”, and “runaway sexual selection.” See the slides from Nov 16. 7) Males typically have higher variance in reproductive success than females. Females typically invest more in offspring. These ‘rules of thumb’ are not always true, and students should be able to think of some exceptions. The difference in reproductive investment typically leads females to be more ‘choosy’ about who they mate with. 8) Understand the basic...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course BIOEE 1780 taught by Professor Harrison during the Spring '10 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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