By: Derek A Roff(Author)
527 pages, illustrations, tables
Represents a synthetic approach to the understanding of the evolution of life history variation using the three types of environment (constant, stochastic, predictable) as the focus under which the theory is developed and tested. Roff outlines a general framework for the study and analysis of life history variation, bringing together the approaches of quantitative genetic modeling and optimality analysis. Using this framework, he then discusses how life histories evolve in the three different types of environments, each of which presents unique characteristics.
- An Overview
- A Framework for Analysis
- Trade-- offs
- Evolution in Constant Environments
- Evolution in Stochastic Environments
- Evolution in Predictable Environments
- Topics for Future Study
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