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Negative frequency-dependent selection or alternative reproductive tactics: maintenance of female polymorphism in natural populations

Arne Iserbyt1*, Jessica Bots1, Hans Van Gossum1 and Thomas N Sherratt2

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1 Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Evolutionary Ecology Group, Groenenborgerlaan 171, Antwerp, BE-2020, Belgium

2 Department of Biology, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6, Canada

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2013, 13:139  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-139

Published: 3 July 2013

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Detailed overview of sample dates (N sw), key estimates of the social environment and female morph fecundity.

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Additional file 2:

Quantity-quality trade-off within each study population.

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