Geoff A Parker

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Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Debating sexual selection and mating strategies
    C M Lessells
    Science 312:689-97; author reply 689-97. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Debating sexual selection and mating strategies
    Tommaso Pizzari
    Science 312:689-97; author reply 689-97. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Sperm competition and ejaculate economics
    Geoff A Parker
    Division of Population and Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, Crown Street, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZB, UK
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 85:897-934. 2010
  4. pmc Sperm competition games: a prospective analysis of risk assessment
    G A Parker
    Population Biology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 264:1793-802. 1997
  5. ncbi request reprint Evolution of complex life cycles in helminth parasites
    Geoff A Parker
    Population and Evolutionary Biology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    Nature 425:480-4. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Why do larval helminths avoid the gut of intermediate hosts?
    G A Parker
    Division of Population and Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    J Theor Biol 260:460-73. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Male "mixed" reproductive strategies in biparental species: Trivers was probably right, but why?
    G A Parker
    Population and Evolutionary Biology Research Group, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZB, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 165:95-106. 2005
  8. pmc Intrafamilial conflict and parental investment: a synthesis
    Geoff A Parker
    Population and Evolutionary Biology Research Group, Nicholson Building, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, L69 3GS, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:295-307. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Sperm competition games: sperm size (mass) and number under raffle and displacement, and the evolution of P2
    G A Parker
    Division of Population and Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    J Theor Biol 264:1003-23. 2010
  10. pmc Sperm competition games between related males
    G A Parker
    Population and Evolutionary Biology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 267:1027-32. 2000

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Debating sexual selection and mating strategies
    C M Lessells
    Science 312:689-97; author reply 689-97. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Debating sexual selection and mating strategies
    Tommaso Pizzari
    Science 312:689-97; author reply 689-97. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Sperm competition and ejaculate economics
    Geoff A Parker
    Division of Population and Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, Crown Street, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZB, UK
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 85:897-934. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Sperm competition games: a prospective analysis of risk assessment
    G A Parker
    Population Biology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 264:1793-802. 1997
    ..Also, the direction of the loading now affects expenditure. Biological evidence for the predictions of the models is summarized and discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evolution of complex life cycles in helminth parasites
    Geoff A Parker
    Population and Evolutionary Biology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    Nature 425:480-4. 2003
    ..These two processes should also apply in helminths with penetrative infective stages, although the mathematical conditions differ...
  6. doi request reprint Why do larval helminths avoid the gut of intermediate hosts?
    G A Parker
    Division of Population and Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    J Theor Biol 260:460-73. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Male "mixed" reproductive strategies in biparental species: Trivers was probably right, but why?
    G A Parker
    Population and Evolutionary Biology Research Group, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZB, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 165:95-106. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, most species conform to the model's criterion regarding relative parentage levels in broods of social versus extrapair mates. Patterns of extrapair parentage thus appear sufficient to stabilize biparental care systems...
  8. pmc Intrafamilial conflict and parental investment: a synthesis
    Geoff A Parker
    Population and Evolutionary Biology Research Group, Nicholson Building, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, L69 3GS, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:295-307. 2002
    ..Some possible directions for future research are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Sperm competition games: sperm size (mass) and number under raffle and displacement, and the evolution of P2
    G A Parker
    Division of Population and Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    J Theor Biol 264:1003-23. 2010
    ..However, unless controlled for the effects of risk, the relation between m(*) and s(*) can be either positive or negative (a positive relation is usually taken as evidence against a size-number trade off)...
  10. pmc Sperm competition games between related males
    G A Parker
    Population and Evolutionary Biology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 267:1027-32. 2000
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Sexual conflict reduces offspring fitness in zebra finches
    Nick J Royle
    School of Biological Sciences, IENS, University of Lancaster, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, UK
    Nature 416:733-6. 2002
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  12. doi request reprint Living in intermediate hosts: evolutionary adaptations in larval helminths
    James C Chubb
    Division of Population and Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L697ZB, UK
    Trends Parasitol 26:93-102. 2010
    ..It also considers the evolutionary rules by which trophically transmitted larvae are expected to increase their transmission rates to the next host...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sperm competition games: sperm selection by females
    M A Ball
    Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK
    J Theor Biol 224:27-42. 2003
    ....
  14. pmc Polyandry: the history of a revolution
    Geoff A Parker
    Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 368:20120335. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint Sperm competition games: a general model for precopulatory male-male competition
    Geoff A Parker
    Department of Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour, Institute of Integrative Biology, Biosciences Building, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZB, United Kingdom
    Evolution 67:95-109. 2013
    ..A negative correlation between a and M is biologically plausible, and may buffer deviations from the previous models. There is some support for our predictions from comparative analyses across dung beetle species and frog populations...
  16. pmc Sexual conflict over mating and fertilization: an overview
    G A Parker
    Population and Evolutionary Biology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GS, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:235-59. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Sperm competition games: a comparison of loaded raffle models and their biological implications
    M A Ball
    Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 3BX, UK
    J Theor Biol 206:487-506. 2000
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  18. pmc Sperm competition, mating rate and the evolution of testis and ejaculate sizes: a population model
    G A Parker
    Population and Evolutionary Biology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Biol Lett 1:235-8. 2005
    ..This situation arises because s alpha E/M; both E and M increase with sperm competition, but E increases differently with sperm competition in its two ranges...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sperm competition games: the risk model can generate higher sperm allocation to virgin females
    M A Ball
    Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Evol Biol 20:767-79. 2007
    ..These conditions may apply in a few species, especially spiders...
  20. doi request reprint The evolution of complex life cycles when parasite mortality is size- or time-dependent
    M A Ball
    Division of Applied Mathematics, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK
    J Theor Biol 253:202-14. 2008
    ..We discuss some unexplored problems for cases where complex life cycles evolve through trophic transmission...
  21. pmc Scramble in behaviour and ecology
    G A Parker
    Population and Evolutionary Biology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 355:1637-45. 2000
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  22. pmc 'Sloppy' sperm mixing and intraspecific variation in sperm precedence (P2) patterns
    I F Harvey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 267:2537-42. 2000
    ..Sloppy mixing can thus result in many of the observed P2 distributions. Sloppy mixing is unlikely to change the predictions of adaptive models of sperm competition...
  23. pmc Life history consequences of mammal sibling rivalry
    P Stockley
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool, Leahurst, Chester High Road, Neston CH64 7TE, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:12932-7. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Optimal growth strategies of larval helminths in their intermediate hosts
    G A Parker
    Population and Evolutionary Biology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Evol Biol 16:47-54. 2003
    ..Growth under competition appears comparable with "the tragedy of the commons", much analysed in social sciences. Our LHS prediction suggests that evolution generates a solution that seems cooperative but is actually selfish...