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Genetics, Speciation and the Founder Principle

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Edited By: L Giddings, K Kaneshiro and W Anderson

336 pages, Illus

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 1989 | #5667 | ISBN: 0195043154
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This book describes the genetic mechanisms that govern the development and evolution of animals and plants, particularly those species evolving in isolated habitats or colonizing new territories - the `founder' populations.


W. Anderson, K. Kaneshiro & L. V. Giddings: H. L. Carson: Interviews toward an intellectual history; W. B. Provine: Founder effects and genetic revolutions in microevolution and speciation: an historical perspective; G. D. Carr, R. H. Robichaux, M. S. Witter & D. W. Kyhos: Adaptive radiation of the Hawaiian silversword alliance: a comparison with Hawaiian picture-winged Drosophila ; F. R. Ganders: Adaptive radiation in Hawaiian bidens ; G. L. Stebbins: Plant speciation and the founder principle; J. S. Yoon: Chromosomal evolution and speciation in Hawaiian Drosophila T. W. Lyttle: Is there a role for meiotic drive in karyotype evolution?; J. A. Hunt, K. A. Houtchens, L. M. Brezinsky, F. Shadravan & J. G. Bishop: Genomic DNA variation within and between closely related species of Hawaiian Drosophila ; W. J. Dickinson: Gene regulation and evolution; E. Nevo: The nature and role of peripheral isolates in the origin of species; J. R. Powell: The effects of founder-flush cycles on ethological isolation in laboratory populations of rosophila ; W. B. Heed: Origin of Drosophila of the Sonoran Desert: in search for a founder event; K. Y. Kaneshiro: The dynamics of sexual selection and founder effects in species formation; J. V. Neel: Human evolution and the "founder-flush" principle; A. T. Ohta: The genetic basis of adaptive evolution in the Grimshawi species complex of Hawaiian Drosophila ; A. R. Templeton: Founder effects and the evolution of reproductive isolation; H. L. Carson: Genetic imbalance, realigned selection and the origin of species.

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