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Year in Evolutionary Biology, 2008

Series: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

By: Carl D Schlichting and Timothy A Mousseau

New York Academy of Sciences

Paperback | Aug 2008 | #174169 | ISBN-13: 9781573317245
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About this book

This volume features an important collection of review articles highlighting the top science and developments in the field of evolutionary biology.


Contents

Preface: Carl D. Schlichting and Timothy A. Mousseau.Part I: Review and Synthesis:.1. The Origin and Early Evolution of Angiosperms: Douglas E. Soltis, Charles D. Bell, Sangtae Kim, and Pamela S. Soltis.2. Why Are Sex and Recombination So Common?: Lilach Hadany and Josep M. Comeron.3. Phenotypic Plasticity, Costs of Phenotypes, and Costs of Plasticity: Toward an Integrative View: Hilary S. Callahan, Heather Maughan, and Ulrich K. Steiner.4. Theoretical Approaches to the Evolution of Development and Genetic Architecture: Sean H. Rice.5. The Interplay between Ecological Communities and Evolution: Review of Feedbacks from Microevolutionary to Macroevolutionary Scales: Jon R. Haloin and Sharon Y. Strauss.6. Viviparity-driven Conflict: More to Speciation than Meets the Fly: Jeanne A. Zeh and David W. Zeh.Part II: Perspectives:.7. Maternal Effects as Generators of Evolutionary Change: A Reassessment: Alexander V. Badyaev.8. Near Neutrality: Leading Edge of the Neutral Theory of Molecular Evolution: Austin L. Hughes.9. Interactions between Interactions: Predator-Prey, Parasite-Host, and Mutualistic Interactions: Anders Pape Moller.10. Hidden Reaction Norms, Cryptic Genetic Variation, and Evolvability: Carl D. Schlichting.Index of Contributors

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