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23 Cards in this Set

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Donor and Recipient of genetic material.
Sexual Reproduction
No donation of genetic material. All offspring are identical to the parent.
Asexual Reproduction
Asexual patterns include
Budding, dividing in two, reversion to sexual reproduction
Forms of sexual reproduction
Seperate male and female organs (Dioecious in plants), Hermaphroditic (organism that possess both sexes), Monoecious (possess seperate sexes on one plant)
Two types of hermaphrodites
Simutaneous and sequential.
The male organ of one individual is mated with the female organ of the other and vice versa.
Simultaneous hermaphrodite.
Organisms that are males at one part of their life cycle and females in another part
Sequential hermaphrodite.
What are the different mating strategies (systems)?
Monogamy and Promisquity.
The formation of a lasting pair bond between one male and one female.
Males and females mate with one or many of the opposite sex and form no pair bond.
The acquisition by an individual of two or more mates, none of which is mated to other individuals.
Type of polygamy that occurs when an individual male pairs with two or more females.
Type of polygamy that occurs when an indivdidual female pairs with two or more males.
What are the two types of sexual selection?
Intrasexual and Intersexual.
What sexual selection process involves male-to-male (or female to female, in the case of polyandry) competition for the opportunity to mate.
What sexual selection process involves the differential attractiveness of individuals of one sex to another.
Mating with relatives is known as?
Mating between unrelated individuals is known as?
Outbreeding (outcrossing).
The time and energy allocated to reproduction is known as?
Reproductive effort.
Mode of reproduction where an organism sacrifices future prospects by expending all its energy in one suicidal act of reproduction.
Semelparity (female puts much energy and resources into offspring).
Organisms that produce fewer young at one time and repeat reproduction throughout their lifetime are called?
Iteroparous (female puts little energy into reproduction).
Condition where the young are born or hatched in a helpless condition and require considerable prenatal care.
Condition where animals have a longer period of gestation and the young are born in an advanced stage of development.