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Reproductive Success

Studies of Individual Variation in Contrasting Breeding Systems

"This book is well worth buying for its detailed summaries of the 25 studies, many of which are classic long-term projects, and for its insights into the factors determining reproductive success."—William J. Sutherland, TREE

"A must read for anyone interested in evolution, mating/social systems, and population ecology."—John L. Koprowski, IJournal of Insect Behavior

548 pages | 25 halftones, 115 line drawings | 7.00 x 10.00 | © 1988

Biological Sciences: Behavioral Biology

Table of Contents

Editor’s Acknowledgments
1. Introduction - T. H. Clutton-Brock
Part One - Insects
2. Lifetime Reproductive Success in Drosophila
Linda Partridge
3. Sources of Variation in Lifetime Reproductive Success in a Nonterritorial Damselfly (Odonata: Coenagrionidae)
Ola M. Fincke
4. The Opportunity for Sexual Selection in a Territorial Dragonfly, Erythemis simplicicollis
Margaret E. McVey
5. Mating Success and Fecundity in an Ant-Tended Lycaenid Butterfly
Mark A. Elgar and Naomi E. Pierce
6. Reproductive Success and Group Nesting in the Paper Wasp, Polistes annularis
David C. Queller and Joan E. Strassmann
Part Two- Amphibians
7. Reproductive Success in Two Species of Anurans
Richard D. Howard
Part Three - Birds
8. The Great Tit, Parus major
A. J. van Noordwijk and J. H. Balen
9. Lifetime Reproductive Success of the Giant Tit, Parus major
R. H. McCleery and C. M. Perrins
10. Determinants of Lifetime Reproductive Success in the Song Sparrow
James N. M. Smith
11. Lifetime Reproductive Success of House Martins
David M. Bryant
12. Factors in Influencing Reproductive Success in the Pied Flycatcher
Paul H. Harvey, Martyn J. Stenning, and Bruce Campbell
13. Age and Reproduction in the Sparrowhawk
I. Newton
14. Reproductive Success in Bewick’s Swans
D. K. Scott
15. Reproductive Success in a Lesser Snow Goose Population
F. Cooke and R. F. Rockwell
16. Reproductive Success of Kittiwake Gulls, Rissa tridactyla
Callum S. Thomas and J. C. Coulson
17. Variation in Breeding Success in Fulmars
Janet C. Ollason and G. M. Dunnet
18. Individual Variation in Reproductive Sucess in Male Black Grouse, Tetrao tetrix L.
J. P. Kruijt and G. J. de Vos
19. The Effect of Breeding-Unit Size on Fitness Components in Groove-billed Anis
Sandra L. Vehrencamp, Rolf R. Koford, and Bonnie S. Bowen
20. Components of Lifetime Reproductive Success in the Florida Scrub Jay
John W. Fitzpatrick and Glen E. Woolfenden
Part Four - Mammals
21. Reproductive Success in Male and Female Red Deer
T. H. Clutton-Brock, S. D. Albon, and F. E. Guinness
22. Lifetime Reproductive Success in Northern Elephant Seals
Burney J. Le Boeuf and Joanne Reiter
23. Reproductive Success of Lions
Craig Packer, Lawrence Herbst, Anne E. Pusey, J. David Bygott, Jeannette P. Hanby, Sara J. Cairns, and Monique Borgerhoff Mulder
24. Reproductive Success in Vervet Monkeys
Dorothy L. Cheney, Robert M. Seyfarth, Sandy J. Andelman, and Phyllis C. Lee 25. Determinants of Reproductive Success in Savannah Baboons, Papio cynocephalus
Jeanne Altmann, Glenn Hausfater, and Stuart A. Altmann
26. Reproductive Success in Three Kipsigis Cohorts
Monique Borgerhoff Mulder
Part Five - General Issues
27. Components of Lifetime Reproductive Success
David Brown
28. On the Uses of Data on Lifetime Reproductive Success
Alan Grafen
29. Reproductive Success
T. H. Clutton-Brock
List of Contributors
Author Index
Subject Index

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