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No evidence of predation causing female-biased sex ratios in marine pelagic copepods
Although sex ratios close to unity are expected in dioecious species, biased sex ratios are common in nature. It is essential to understand causes of skewed sex ratios in situ, as they can lead to mate limitation and have ...
Female-biased sex ratios in marine pelagic copepods: Response to Hirst et al. (2013)
Hirst et al. (2013; Mar Ecol Prog Ser 489:297-298) suggest that Gusmão et al. (2013; Mar Ecol Prog Ser 482:279-298) misinterpreted the findings of Hirst et al. (2010; Limnol Oceanogr 55:2193-2206). They restate that the ...
Understanding STI risk and condom use patterns by partner type among female sex workers in Peru
(Bentham Open, 2014)
While brothel-based sex work is regulated by the Peruvian government, there is little data on STI risk factors reported by female sex workers (FSW). This study compared high risk behaviors among 120 Peruvian FSW from ...
The emergence of sex differences in personality traits in early adolescence: A cross-sectional, cross-cultural study
(American Psychological Association, 2015)
Although large international studies have found consistent patterns of sex differences in personality traits among adults (i.e., women scoring higher on most facets), less is known about cross-cultural sex differences in ...
Factors associated with visible anogenital warts among HIV-uninfected Peruvian men who have sex with men and transwomen: A cross-sectional study
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2015)
Background: Visible, anogenital warts may be associated with risk factors for HIV infection. This cross-sectional study examined the factors associated with visible anogenital warts among HIV-uninfected Peruvian men who ...
Phenology, sex ratio, and spatial distribution among dioecious species of Trichilia (Meliaceae)
(Georg Thieme Verlag Kg, 2004-07-01)
The flowering, sex ratio, and spatial distribution of four dioecious species of Trichilia (Meliaceae) were studied in a semi-deciduous forest in southeastern Brazil. All reproductive trees (T. clausseni, T. pallida and T. ...