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.
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.