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Phenotypic Evolution: A Reaction Norm Perspective

Textbook

By: Carl D Schlichting (Author), Massimo Pigliucci (Author)

387 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs

Sinauer Associates

Paperback | Aug 1998 | #71875 | ISBN: 0878937994
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About this book

Presents a cohesive view, incorporating the thinking in the developmental, genetic and environmental fields, of how adaptive phenotypes evolve, recognizing organisms as complex genetic-epigenetic systems that develop in response to changing internal and external environments.


Contents

Phenotypic evolution; antecedents of the reaction norm perspective; reaction norms and phenotypic plasticity; ontogeny and heterochrony; allometry; phenotypic integrations; epigenetics; constraints on phenotypic evolution; evolution of reaction norms and phenotypes; future research.


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