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Sperm Competition in Birds: Evolutionary Causes and Consequences

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Oxfam Bookshop Preston Sperm Competition in Birds covers both functional and causal aspects of the subject and discusses the importance of sperm competition in different avian mating systems, the relationship between sperm competition and male and female reproductive anatomy and physiology, copulation patterns, paternity guards, the costs and benefits of copulation with multiple partners for both males and females, the relationship between multiple mating and paternity and finally, the far-reaching evolutionary consequences of sperm competition. The text is supported by numerous photographs, diagrams, tables and outstanding illustrations by David Quinn. Overall, this book is in very good condition. However, the bottom corner of the back cover has been folded over at some point, leaving a 13cm diagonal crease. The book is otherwise free from damage and wear, and the pages are clean and white throughout. See Oxfam website for delivery information

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