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Genetics of Adaptation

Edited By: Rodney Mauricio

209 pages, no illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #170254 | ISBN: 1402034768
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About this book

Reprinted from Genetica, Volume 12(1-2), 2005.


Contents

Natura non facit saltum.- Theories of adaptation: what they do and don't say.- Testing hypotheses regarding the genetics of adaptation.- QTL mapping and the genetic basis of adaptation: recent developments.- Sex differences in recombination and mapping adaptations.- Genetics and adaptation in structured populations: sex ratio evolution in Silene vulgaris.- Studying genetics in adaptive variation in model organisms: flowering time variation in Arabidopsis Iyrata.- Ontogenetics of QTL: the genetic architecture of trichome density over time in Arabidopsis thaliana.- Epistasis in heterogeneous environments and the potential of maintenance of genetic variation in traits of adaptive significance.- The genetic basis of adaptation: lessons from concealing colouration in pocket mice.- The genetics of adaptation in Drosophila sechellia.- Back to the future: genetic correlations, adaptation and speciation.- Parallel genotypic adaptation: when evolution repeats itself.- Hybridization as a source of evolutionary novelty: leaf shape in a Hawaiian composite.- Discovery and utilization of QTLs for insect resistance in soybean.

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