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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This study did not address the mating frequency of female moths, or whether males were able to mate with multiple females in a 24 h period, important questions that must be answered if a comprehensive understanding of C.
Larger spermatophores seem to lead to longer refractory periods, which will result in a reduction of female mating frequency.
Studies were conducted to investigate patterns of adult emergence, sex ratio, male and female longevity, the timing of oviposition, and effect of different sex ratios on mating frequency and female fertility.
Given the observed variation in female mating frequency and sperm bias (Boomsma and Ratnieks 1996) more information is needed about the function and the biochemistry of these compounds in social insects.
Determination of the mating frequency in the cleptobiotic bee Lestrimelitta niitkib (Apidae, Meliponini) through microsatellite typing.
willowi costs of traumatic mating caused a linear decrease in egg production in proportion to mating frequency for monogamous slugs.
It was also found, that a direct relationship exists between the number of aggregations and the photoperiod as well as between mating frequency and photoperiod; most of the groups and organisms mated when the daylight exceed 12hr.
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.