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Maria Martínez Benito. The adaptive meaning of sex ratio in the common tern. Ph.D. grant 2003. Generalitat de Catalunya. Spain. Supervised by Jacob González-Solís & Peter H. Becker.
3. Benito, M.M, J.González-Solís & P.H. Becker (2011)

Carotenoid supplementation and sex-specific trade-offs between colouration and condition in common tern chicks. Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 181:539-549.

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2. Kalmbach, E. & Benito, M.M. (2007)

Sexual size dimorphism and offspring vulnerability in birds. In Sex, Size and Gender Roles. Evolutionary studies of sexual size dimorphism (eds. Fairbain,D.J., Blanckenhorn,W.U. & Székely,T.) Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. pp: 133-142.

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1. Benito, M.M. & J.González-Solís (2007)

Sex ratio, sex-specific chick mortality and sexual size dimorphism in birds. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 20:1522-1530.

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