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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Mating frequency and fertility of Mediterranean fruit fly females alternately mated with normal and irradiated males.
A difference of P0.05) was observed between mating frequency of female P.
Mating frequency in Schizocosa ocreata (Hentz) wolf spider: Evidence for a mating system with female monandry and male polygyny.
eryngii, with a mating frequency of 56.25%, which is unusually high for tetrapolar mushrooms, as the theoretical mating frequency is 25% among monospore cultures derived from a tetrapolar mushroom.
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.
Thereafter, I alternated between mating frequency as females emerged within each sibling group.
Extra berries means more attacks from rival males, which damages the bower and doesn't increase mating frequency. It doesn't always pay to cheat.