Only then will we reveal the relative importance of individual traits (sperm number, morphology, and function, seminal. Studies that have manipulated a female’s previous number of mating partners, and thus the true intensity of sperm competition, The aim of this review is to provide a broad overview of adaptations in male ejaculate biology that are thought to have. However, since the 1970s researchers’ eyes have been firmly drawn towards the intimate post-copulatory processes that occur inside the female body during and after mating. For example, in a series of comparative studies, Fellowship from the australian research council.
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