- Experimental insight into the proximate causes of male persistence variation among two strains of the androdioecious Caenorhabditis elegans (Nematoda)Viktoria Wegewitz
Department of Evolutionary Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
BMC Ecol 8:12. 2008..In the standard laboratory wild type strain N2 males disappear rapidly from populations. This is not the case in some other wild type isolates of C. elegans, among them the Hawaiian strain CB4856...
- Do males facilitate the spread of novel phenotypes within populations of the androdioecious nematode Caenorhabditis elegans?Viktoria Wegewitz
Department of Evolutionary Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Spemannstrasse 35, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany Zoological Institute, Christian Albrecht University at Kiel, Am Botanischen Garten 1 9, D 24118 Kiel, Germany
J Nematol 41:247-54. 2009..Interestingly all populations, experimental and control alike, showed high male maintenance, suggesting that persistence of males is also favored under standard laboratory conditions...