Gender and environmental sensitivity in nestling collared flycatchers
1998 (English)In: ECOLOGY, ISSN 0012-9658, Vol. 79, no 6, 1939-1948 p.Article in journal (Other scientific) Published
In many vertebrates, males are apparently more affected by adverse environmental conditions, particularly during early stages of development, than are females. Three explanations have been proposed for this pattern. First, sexual size dimorphism (SSD) may
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ECOLOGICAL SOC AMER , 1998. Vol. 79, no 6, 1939-1948 p.
body size; CHD gene; Collared Flycatcher; environmental sensitivity; Ficedula albicollis; gender; gender x environment interactions; molecular sex identification; partial cross-fostering; phenotypic plasticity; sex-specific fitness and mortality; sexual d
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Addresses: Sheldon BC, Uppsala Univ, Dept Zool, Villavagen 9, S-75236 Uppsala, Sweden. Univ Edinburgh, Inst Cell Anim & Populat Biol, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, Midlothian, Scotland. Univ Turku, Dept Biol, Sect Ecol, FIN-20014 Turku, Finland. Swedish Univ Agr Sci2008-10-172008-10-172011-01-14