Sib Competition as an Element of Genotype-Environment Interaction for Body Size in the Great Tit

  • A. J. van Noordwijk


Final body size results when growth stops. In order to gain insight in the genotype-environment interactions affecting adult body size one must therefore study the growth process.


Brood Size Final Size Compensatory Growth Tarsus Length Good Environmental Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. van Noordwijk
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  1. 1.Zoologisches InstitutBaselSwitzerland

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