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Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics

By: Derek A Roff

493 pages, Figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #65161 | ISBN: 041212971X
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About this book

Fosusing on issues relation to evolutionary biology and ecology, this imprtant reference provides a comprehensive, up-to-date study of quantitative genetics. Coverage includes both topics necessary for a general understanding of quantitative genetic analyses and those associated with evolutionary processes in natural populations.


Contents

The issues; heritability; the genetic correlation.; directional selection and the direct response; directional selection and the correlated response; phenotypic plasticity and reaction norms; sex-related effects; finite populations; maintenance of additive generic variance; summary.

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