Brood size of male-inseminated hermaphrodite

Value 1000 eggs
Organism Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
Reference Donald Riddle et al., eds., C. elegans II, part III, Life History And Evolution, 2nd paragraph in link
Comments Oocyte production is stimulated by mating with males. A single hermaphrodite has the potential to produce more than 1000 progeny when mated.
Entered by Ben Marks
ID 101371