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Clonality: The Genetics, Ecology, and Evolution of Sexual Abstinence in Vertebrate Animals

John C. Avise

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369670
eISBN:
9780199871063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369670.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

About 99.9% of vertebrate species reproduce sexually. This makes the exceptional 0.1%—the asexual or clonal reproducers—fascinating in their own right, and also uniquely instructive about the ... More


Asexual Reproduction of Marine Invertebrate Embryos and Larvae

Jonathan D. Allen, Adam M. Reitzel, and William Jaeckle (eds)

in Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198786962
eISBN:
9780191829086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786962.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Developmental plasticity during the early life histories of marine invertebrates is a fascinating opportunity to study the interplay between ecology and evolution. In particular, some embryos and ... More


Parthenogenesis

David J. Innes and France Dufresne

in Reproductive Biology: The Natural History of the Crustacea, Volume 6

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190688554
eISBN:
9780197538272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688554.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

The dominant mode of reproduction in eucaryotes is sexual. This has been described as a paradox given that sex is much more costly than reproducing asexually, such as by parthenogenesis. In the ... More


Demography and reproduction

R. M. M. Crawford

in Tundra-Taiga Biology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199559404
eISBN:
9780191810053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199559404.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the resilience of arctic biota to climatic fluctuations and disturbance. The ability to repair decimated populations by sexual reproduction or, as in the case with plants, also ... More


Reproduction of Conifers

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses the reproduction of conifers. For conifers, pollination involves the transfer of pollen grains from a pollen cone to a seed cone, where they will fertilize the ovules (seeds ... More


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