mating frequency

mating frequency

A self-explanatory term for the number of times that genetically compatible organisms mate in a unit of time.
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Thus we undertook a series of experiments to determine the mating frequency and the hourly variations of both calling behavior and sex pheromone titer in the sex pheromone glands under different light intensities.
willowi costs of traumatic mating caused a linear decrease in egg production in proportion to mating frequency for monogamous slugs.
Furthermore, application of the pheromones to a male/female pair during mounting initiation caused a decrease in mating frequency due to the anti-aphrodisiac blend of aldehydes.
Polyandry in the wild: temporal changes in female mating frequency and sperm competition intensity in natural populations of the tettigoniid Requena verticalis.
Extra berries means more attacks from rival males, which damages the bower and doesn't increase mating frequency.
In the first mating, Lab-GSS females were equally mating with a Wild-Strain male as with a Lab-GSS male, whereas Wild-Strain females were less likely to mate as compared to Lab-GSS females and had a significantly lower mating frequency with Lab-GSS males than with Wild-Strain males (Fig.
However, at times, a behavioural trait, such as mating frequency, depends on both the male and the female characteristics.
Mating frequency, fecundity and fertilization success in the hide beetle, Dermestes maculatus.
Over both treatment groups, male mating frequency increased dramatically between 10-16 d of age and then appeared to level off between 16-18 d of age (Fig.