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Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Birds, Part B Sexual Selection, Behavior, Conservation, Embryology, Genetics

Edited By: Barrie GM Jamieson
532 pages, b&w illus
Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Birds, Part B
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Discusses sexual selection of ultraviolet and structural signals; melanins and carotenoids as feather colorants and signals; sexual selection and auditory signaling; odors and chemical signaling; sexual dimorphism; sexual selection, signal selection and the handicap principle; courtship and copulation; sexual conflict and its implications for fitness; intra- and extra-pair paternity; parental care (including cooperative breeding); brood parasitism in birds; applications of reproductive biology to bird conservation and population management; embryogenesis and development; molecular genetics of avian sex determination and gonadal development.

Contents

* Sexual Selection of Ultraviolet and Structural Color Signals: Sarah R. Pryke; * Melanins and Carotenoids as Feather Colorants and Signals: Geoffrey E. Hill; * Odors and Chemical Signaling: Julie C. Hagelin; * Sexual Dimorphism: Ian R. Hartley; * Sexual Selection, Signal Selection and the Handicap Principle: Amotz Zahavi; * Courtship and Copulation: Robert Montgomerie and Stephanie M. Doucet; * Sexual Conflict an dits Implications for Fitness: Ian R. Hartley and Nick J. Royle; * Intra- and Extrapair Paternity: Simon C. Griffith; * Evolution of Parental Care and Cooperative Breeding: D. Brent Burt et al.; * Brood Parasitism in Birds: Oliver Kruger and M. de L. Brooke; * Applications of Reproductive Biology to Bird Conservation and Population Management: Chris S. Elphick et al.; * Embryogenesis and Development: Bodo Christ and Martin Scaal; * Molecular Genetics of Avian Sex Determination and Gonadal Differentiation: Craig A. Smith; * Index.

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Edited By: Barrie GM Jamieson
532 pages, b&w illus
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