Title: Social evolution: when promiscuity breeds cooperation
Authors: van Zweden, Jelle
Cardoen, Dries
Wenseleers, Tom # ×
Issue Date: 6-Nov-2012
Publisher: Current Biology Ltd.
Series Title: Current Biology vol:22 issue:21 pages:R922-R924
Abstract: In social evolution theory, it has become common wisdom that close family ties should promote cooperative behaviour. Yet, in social insects, evidence is accumulating that queen promiscuity and low relatedness sometimes work better.
ISSN: 0960-9822
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity Conservation Section
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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