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Adaptive Genetic Variation in the Wild

Edited By: Timothy Mousseau, Barry Sinervo and John Endler
265 pages, Line illus, figs, tabs
Adaptive Genetic Variation in the Wild
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About this book

Fine selection of papers from leading authors, summarising the state of current understanding of the extent of genetic variation within wild populations and the ways to monitor such variation. It proposes the idea that a fundamental objective of evolutionary ecology is to predict organism, population, community and ecosystem responses to environmental change.

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1. Quantitative Genetic Variation in Populations of Darwin's Finches; 2. Adaptation, Natural Selection, and Optimal Life History Allocation; 3. Natural Selection and the Evolution of Adaptive Genetic Variation in Northern Freshwater; 4. Understanding Natural Selection on Traits that are Influenced by Environmental Conditions; 5. Adaptive Evolution and Nuetral Variation in a Wild Leafminer Metapopulation; 6. Reaching New Adaptive Peaks: Evolution of Alternative Adaptive Bill Forms in an African Finch; 7. Geographic Variation in Flower Size in WIld Radish: The Potential Role of Pollinators in Population Differentiation; 8. Detecting Inheritance with Inferred Relatedness in Nature; 9. Laboratory and Field Heritabilities: Some Lessons From Drosophila; 10. Intra- and Interpopulation Genetic Variation: Explaining the Past and Predicting the Future; 11. Adaptive Genetic Variation in the Wild

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Edited By: Timothy Mousseau, Barry Sinervo and John Endler
265 pages, Line illus, figs, tabs
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The book can be recommended to both professionals and graduate students in genetics, biology, ecology, and evolution. Folia Geobotanica
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