Fertility and mode of subsistence: a phylogenetic analysis

Current Anthropology Vol/Iss. 38 Published In Pages: 878-889
By Sellen, Daniel W., Mace, Ruth


This study tests for a relationship between subsistence type and fertility using phylogenetic and statistical analyses. The authors find a clear relationship between dependence on agriculture and fertility among non-permanently settled groups.


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OtherOther ResearchersSources of fertility in natural populations

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