semelparous


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semelparous

A near-obsolete term for reproducing once in a lifetime.
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A general model of comparative fecundity for semelparous and iteroparous life histories.
In contrast to most of the papers quoted above, the purpose of this paper is to study the combined effect of nonlinear recruitment and nonlinear survival probabilities in semelparous population models.
Synchrony and asynchrony: observations and hypotheses for the flowering wave in a long-lived semelparous bamboo.
It is considered a foliovore and is nocturnal, semelparous, and has a univoltine life-cycle with an obligate diapause.
60 E 10:00 THE MECHANISM OF MALE CHOICE IN THE SEMELPAROUS POLYCHAETE NEANTHE S A CUMINATA.
Effects of emergence date and maternal size on egg development and sizes of eggs and first-instar nymphs of a semelparous aquatic insect.
For example, the larva period will become shorter and shorter, and the egg number per reproductive lineage will progressively reduce, but the yolk volume and density will increase until a specialized form develops with, for example, semelparous reproduction or one single large offspring (Balon, 2004b, fig.
Otate is a semelparous plant with a 30 to 35 year life cycle, and it produces new shoots every year during the rainy season, from July to September (Vazquez-Lopez et al., 2000).
All species return to their natal streams to deposit eggs; most species are semelparous, spawning once before dying, though some steelhead and most cutthroat trout are iteroparous, maintaining the ability to migrate back to sea after spawning and to return to spawn again.
The kind of accelerated aging that we observe in marigolds is typical of semelparous organisms whose life histories culminate in a single act of reproduction following growth.
Semelparous animal populations are particularly susceptible to overexploitation.