Figure 5.

Male courtship and mating ability for different C. elegans strains. (A) Male courtship was assayed as the number of body contacts and spicule insertions observed with females across 14 point-observations over a 9 hour period in mating arenas comprised of 14 females and a single male. (B) Mating ability was assayed as the number of females that were successfully fertilized in the courtship assay. Box-plots indicate the median and interquartile range (points beyond whiskers are candidate outlier values); horizontal lines indicate the grand mean across strains.

Murray et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:99   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-99
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