Evolutionary Ecology

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 306-308

Female-biased sex ratios under local mate competition: An experimental confirmation

  • Peter D. TaylorAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University

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Experimental work of Nadel and Luck (1992) on a chalcidoid wasp provides a confirmation of sex ratio theory under local mate competition.


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