Sökning: "Trivers-Willard hypothesis"

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  1. 1. Exploration of the hereditary cause of sex ratio distortion in horses

    Master-uppsats, SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Författare :Susan Ott; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Sex ratio; horse; selfish genetic elements; meiotic drive; Icelandic horse; Standardbred horse; Coldblooded trotters; heritability; Trivers-Willard hypothesis; pedigree data;

    Sammanfattning : Even sex ratios are seen as evolutionarily stable and are maintained by a selection against a skewed sex ratio. However, sometimes sex ratios at birth are skewed towards one sex. Reasons for this phenomenon are often unknown. LÄS MER