Biology Faculty Research

Title

Effects of Mortality Risk and Growth on a Model of Reproductive Effort: Why the Shine and Schwarzkopf Model is Not General

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Summer 8-1998

Abstract

Using data and reanalysis of a model published by Shine and Schwarzkopf (1992), we reject the two unsubstantiated assertions made by Shine et al. (1996) about modeling the evolution of reproductive effort in squamate reptiles.

Publication Title

Evolution

Volume

52

Issue

4

First Page

1236

Last Page

1241