male parentage

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Bibb noted in his 1850 autobiography that it was "almost impossible for slaves to give a correct account of their male parentage." His mother told him that his father's name was James Bibb, who is speculated to have been a Kentucky state senator and slaveholding planter.
Paragraph A of the law's sole article refers exclusively to the male parentage of potential Lebanese citizens.
"These results are the first explicit demonstration that conflict over male parentage in insect societies is not just played out between the queen and workers, but shows that the conflict may also spill over from one generation of workers to the other," concluded Alves.
Given the difficulties in determining band assignments because of overlapping y-subunit regions as discussed above, only the Cx and Dx subunits were used to determine jointed goatgrass (Cx) versus wheat ([Dx.sub.aes]) backcross pollination in the male parentage analysis.
For the subsample of 47 backcross seed for which jointed goatgrass (four seeds) versus wheat male parentage (43 seeds) could be established (Fig.
Inclusion of adult males in the male parentage analysis could result in error if males had come from another colony.
However, in studies of other species there was no relationship between male parentage and the parental care they provide, such as in Indigo Buntings (Westneat 1988), Yellow Warblers (Yezerinac et al.
The sexual-deception hypothesis proposes that queens control male parentage by hiding the sex of their offspring until it is too late for the workers to replace queen's males with their own eggs.