Adaptations to different habitats in sexual and asexual populations of parasitoid wasps: a meta-analysis

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Amat, Isabelle; van Alphen, Jacques J.M.; Kacelnik, Alex; Desouhant, Emmanuel; Bernstein, Carlos;
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  • Journal: PeerJ, volume 5 (issn: 2167-8359, eissn: 2167-8359)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.7717/peerj.3699, pmc: PMC5600175
  • Subject: [SDV.BID.EVO]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biodiversity/Populations and Evolution [q-bio.PE] | Trade-offs | Animal Behavior | Medicine | Evolutionary Studies | Local adaptation | Ecology | R | Maintenance of sex | Entomology | Venturia canescens | [SDV.BA.ZI]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Animal biology/Invertebrate Zoology | [SDV]Life Sciences [q-bio] | [SDE.BE]Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity and Ecology

<h4>Background</h4> <p>Coexistence of sexual and asexual populations remains a key question in evolutionary ecology. We address the question how an asexual and a sexual form of the parasitoid Venturia canescens can coexist in southern Europe. We test the hypothesis t... View more
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