Population-Level Density Dependence Influences the Origin and Maintenance of Parental Care

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Elijah Reyes; Patsy Thrasher; Michael B Bonsall; Hope Klug;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 11, issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4836686, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0153839
  • Subject: Eigenvalues | Research Article | Population Metrics | Mathematics | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Algebra | Fishes | Chemical Elements | Population Density | Ecology | Evolutionary Biology | Physical Sciences | People and Places | Demography | Animals | Oxygen | Linear Algebra | Chemistry | Biology and Life Sciences | Organismal Evolution | Developmental Biology | Medicine | Vertebrates | Q | R | Population Biology | Science | Evolutionary Developmental Biology | Organisms | Death Rates | Population Ecology

<p>Parental care is a defining feature of animal breeding systems. We now know that both basic life-history characteristics and ecological factors influence the evolution of care. However, relatively little is known about how these factors interact to influence the orig... View more
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