Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/45105
Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis recenzuojamoje Lietuvos tarptautinės konferencijos medžiagoje / Article in peer-reviewed Lithuanian international conference proceedings (P1e)
Field of Science: Biologija / Biology (N010)
Author(s): Tubelytė-Kirdienė, Vaida;Baublys, Vykintas
Title: The use of biochemical markers for the determination of paternity in Japanese quails coturnix Japonica
Is part of: The Vital Nature Sign : 3rd International Conference, Kaunas, Lithuania, May 22-23, 2009 : proceedings. Kaunas : Vytautas Magnus university, 2009
Extent: p. 183-185
Date: 2009
Keywords: Japanese quails;Paternity;Biochemical markers
ISBN: 9789955125426
Abstract: The use of genetic markers of wild birds gives a controversial data about monogamy in birds: even in swans pairs (the symbol of faithfulness) the intraspecific brood parasitism and extra-pair mating was detected by genotyping of chicks and parents [1]. Still discussed question – the extra-pair mating is the way to increase the genetic variability in the offspring, or this is only the expression of males ‘good genes’ that increases the attractiveness of males to females. The most straight forward test of the good genes hypothesis is to compare the paternity rate of males within their own broods and look for correlations with a male trait that might indicate genetic quality [2]. [...]
Internet: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/45105
Affiliation(s): Biologijos katedra
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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