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BIOL 414: Life History and Reproductive Strategies

(Dual-listed with EEOB 514). (3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. F., offered odd-numbered years.

Evolution of ecological adaptations at the individual, population, and species level. Emphasis is on evolutionary mechanisms and adaptive strategies related to life histories and reproduction; age and size at maturity; lifespan and senescense; offspring size/number trade-offs; sex and mating systems; sex determination and sex ratios. BIOL 315 or equivalent recommended.