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Research Methods in Biological Sciences, Bio 220
Females chose males based on their genetic quality (Anderson 1994).
Secondary Sex Traits:
are sensory displays that raise the success of the possessor in competition over
mates (Anderson 1994).
The Thesis Project:
is a good-genes theory test that focuses on wing-song.
The wild-type population will evolve thermal tolerance quicker then the nubbin population.
There will not be a significant difference in the rate of evolving thermal tolerance between the populations.Introduction
Traits are favored because they already fit an existing sensory bias in females
Females evolve resistance to courtship due to male induced harm
(Holland and Rice 98).
There will not be a significant difference in the rate of evolving thermal tolerance between the populations.
Vail: Seven males and seven females
Replicate: 15 vials
Population: Four replicates
THERMAL PROTOCOL (Holland 2002)
SPSS 11.0 Software
Alpha Risk Level of .05
At least one year to complete
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