Oliver Krüger

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maladaptive mate choice maintained by heterozygote advantage
    O Kruger
    Department of Animal Behaviour, University of Bielefeld, Germany
    Evolution 55:1207-14. 2001
  2. pmc Does coevolution promote species richness in parasitic cuckoos?
    Oliver Krüger
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3871-9. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Engines of speciation: a comparative study in birds of prey
    O Kruger
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, UK
    J Evol Biol 21:861-72. 2008
  4. pmc Cuckoos, cowbirds and hosts: adaptations, trade-offs and constraints
    Oliver Krüger
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:1873-86. 2007
  5. pmc The evolution of sexual dimorphism in parasitic cuckoos: sexual selection or coevolution?
    O Kruger
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1553-60. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term demographic analysis in goshawk Accipiter gentilis: the role of density dependence and stochasticity
    Oliver Krüger
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, UK
    Oecologia 152:459-71. 2007
  7. pmc Successful sons or superior daughters: sex-ratio variation in springbok
    O Kruger
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Dowing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 272:375-81. 2005
  8. pmc The evolution of cuckoo parasitism: a comparative analysis
    O Kruger
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:375-81. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Population regulation by habitat heterogeneity or individual adjustment?
    Oliver Krüger
    Department of Animal Behaviour, University of Bielefeld, PO Box 10 01 31, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    J Anim Ecol 81:330-40. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Variation at phenological candidate genes correlates with timing of dispersal and plumage morph in a sedentary bird of prey
    Nayden Chakarov
    Department of Animal Behaviour, Bielefeld University, PO Box 10 01 31, 33501, Bielefeld, Germany
    Mol Ecol 22:5430-40. 2013

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Maladaptive mate choice maintained by heterozygote advantage
    O Kruger
    Department of Animal Behaviour, University of Bielefeld, Germany
    Evolution 55:1207-14. 2001
    ..Modeling different patterns of mate choice shows that random mating and preference for own morph fit our data poorly, whereas preference for mother's morph yields a good fit...
  2. pmc Does coevolution promote species richness in parasitic cuckoos?
    Oliver Krüger
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3871-9. 2009
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Engines of speciation: a comparative study in birds of prey
    O Kruger
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, UK
    J Evol Biol 21:861-72. 2008
    ..These results stress the importance of both sexual and natural selection in determining species richness but with a clear overall emphasis on natural selection in birds of prey...
  4. pmc Cuckoos, cowbirds and hosts: adaptations, trade-offs and constraints
    Oliver Krüger
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:1873-86. 2007
    ..They provide unique examples of trade-offs and situations where constraints are either completely removed or particularly severe...
  5. pmc The evolution of sexual dimorphism in parasitic cuckoos: sexual selection or coevolution?
    O Kruger
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1553-60. 2007
    ..These results argue for the powerful role of parasite-host coevolution in shaping cuckoo life histories in general and sexual dimorphism in particular...
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term demographic analysis in goshawk Accipiter gentilis: the role of density dependence and stochasticity
    Oliver Krüger
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, UK
    Oecologia 152:459-71. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Successful sons or superior daughters: sex-ratio variation in springbok
    O Kruger
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Dowing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 272:375-81. 2005
    ..Hence, either differential implantation occurs or females are able to influence the sex of the sperm fertilizing an egg...
  8. pmc The evolution of cuckoo parasitism: a comparative analysis
    O Kruger
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:375-81. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that the evolution of cuckoo brood parasitism reflects selection from both ecological pressures and host defences...
  9. doi request reprint Population regulation by habitat heterogeneity or individual adjustment?
    Oliver Krüger
    Department of Animal Behaviour, University of Bielefeld, PO Box 10 01 31, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    J Anim Ecol 81:330-40. 2012
    ..Both individual and site characteristics are crucial for reproductive performance in long-lived birds. Proportional occupancy of territories enables recognition of high-quality territories as preferential conservation targets...
  10. doi request reprint Variation at phenological candidate genes correlates with timing of dispersal and plumage morph in a sedentary bird of prey
    Nayden Chakarov
    Department of Animal Behaviour, Bielefeld University, PO Box 10 01 31, 33501, Bielefeld, Germany
    Mol Ecol 22:5430-40. 2013
    ..Our findings contribute towards a broader body of work on the adaptive significance of CLOCK polymorphism, while also building upon previous studies that have documented links between ADCYAP1 variability and the timing of migration. ..
  11. doi request reprint Label-free enrichment of avian Leucocytozoon using flow cytometric sorting
    Nayden Chakarov
    Department of Animal Behaviour, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    Parasitology 139:1547-52. 2012
    ..buteonis from infected buzzard blood. The enrichment of parasites presented here is free of nucleic acid-intercalating dyes which may interfere with fluorescence-based methods or subsequent sequencing approaches...
  12. pmc Mesopredator release by an emergent superpredator: a natural experiment of predation in a three level guild
    Nayden Chakarov
    Department of Animal Behaviour, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e15229. 2010
    ..This could obscure the effects of IGP making unclear whether the intermediate or the bottom mesopredator will bear higher costs from the emergence of a new top predator...
  13. ncbi request reprint Disentangling the contribution of sexual selection and ecology to the evolution of size dimorphism in pinnipeds
    Oliver Krüger
    Department of Animal Behaviour, Bielefeld University, PO Box 10 01 31, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Evolution 68:1485-96. 2014
    ..It provides novel insights into the role of sexual selection for the coevolutionary dynamics of SSD and mating system. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Why do parasitic cuckoos have small brains? Insights from evolutionary sequence analyses
    Martina Boerner
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Evolution 62:3157-69. 2008
    ..Instead, the sequence suggests that the reduction in energetic demands due to the smaller brain size and parasitic breeding strategy may have enabled parasitic cuckoos to colonize new niches...
  15. pmc MC1R genotype and plumage colouration in the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata): population structure generates artefactual associations
    Joseph I Hoffman
    Department of Animal Behaviour, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e86519. 2014
    ..They also contribute towards a growing body of evidence suggesting that care should be taken to quantify, and where necessary control for, population structure in association studies. ..