Dr Alexis Rutschmann

Science Advisor

I am mainly working on the influence of both genetic and social relationships between individuals on the heritability of life-history traits. I attempt to use the pedigree developed by the team to modify existing quantitative genetic models by allowing them to take into account for genetic, social and spatial relationships between hihi (Notiomystis cincta) on Tiritiri Matangi island.

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    Do mothers bias offspring sex ratios in carotenoid-rich environments?

    Published in: Behavioral Ecology Authors: Kirsty J. MacLeod1, Patricia Brekke2, Wenfei Tong1,3, John G. Ewen2 and Rose Thorogood1 1. Behavioural Ecology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street CB2 3EJ, Cambridge, UK, 2. Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK and 3. Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive, Missoula, MT 59812 USA Abstract: If environmental or maternal factors favor […]

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