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Evolutionary ecology : concepts and case studies / edited by Charles W. Fox, Derek A. Roff, and Daphne J. Fairbairn.

Contributor(s): Fox, Charles W | Roff, Derek A, 1949- | Fairbairn, Daphne JMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001. Description: 1 online resource (xii, 424 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780198030133; 0198030134Subject(s): Ecology | Evolution (Biology) | Environnement | Darwinisme | SCIENCE -- Environmental Science (see also Chemistry -- Environmental) | NATURE -- Ecosystems & Habitats -- Wilderness | NATURE -- Ecology | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Ecology | Ecology | Evolution (Biology) | Evolution | Ökologie | Ecologie | Evolutie | Evolution | ÖkologieGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Evolutionary ecology.DDC classification: 577 LOC classification: QH541 | .E86 2001Other classification: 42.21 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Recurring themes. Nature and causes of variation / Susan J. Mazer, John Damuth -- Evolutionary significance of variation / Susan J. Mazer, John Damuth -- Natural selection / Daphne J. Fairbairn, Jeff P. Reeve -- Adaptation / David Reznick, Joseph Travis -- Phenotypic plasticity / Massimo Pigliucci -- Population structure / Leonard Nunney -- Inbreeding and outbreeding / Nickolas M. Waser, Charles F. Williams. Life histories. Age and size at maturity / Derek A. Roff -- Offpsring size and number / Frank J. Messina, Charles W. Fox -- Senescence / Marc Tatar -- Life cycles / Jan A. Pechenik -- Sex and gender / Turk Rhen, David Crews -- Sex ratios and sex allocation / Steven Hecht Orzack -- Ecological specialization and generalization / Douglas J. Futuyma. Behavior. Mating systems / Ann K. Sakai, David F. Westneat -- Sexual selection / Udo M. Savalli -- Cooperation and altruism / David Sloan Wilson -- Foraging behavior / Donald L. Kramer -- The evolutionary ecology of movement / Hugh Dingle, Marcel Holyoak. Interspecific interactions. Ecological character displacement / Dolph Schulter -- Predator-prey interactions / Peter A. Abrams -- Parasite-host interactions / Curtis M. Lively -- Plant-herbivore interactions / May Berenbaum -- Mutualisms / Judith L. Bronstein -- The geographic dynamics of coevolution / John N. Thompson. Adaptation to anthropgenic change. Pesticide resistance / John A. McKenzie -- Predicting the outcome of biological control / Judith H. Myers -- Evolutionary conservation biology / Philip W. Hedrick.
Summary: I. Recurring Themes. 1. Nature and Causes of Variation, Susan J. Mazer and John Damuth. 2. Evolutionary Significance of Variation, Susan J. Mazer and John D. Damuth. 3. Natural Selection, Daphne J. Fairbairn and Jeff P. Reeve. 4. Adaptation, David Reznick and Joseph Travis. 5. Phenotypic Plasticity, Massimo Pigliucci. 6. Population Structure, Leonard Nunney. 7. Inbreeding and Outbreeding, Nikolas M. Waser and Charles W. Fox. II. Life Histories. 8. Age and Size at Maturity, Derek A. Roff. 9. Offspring Size and Number, Frank J. Messina and Charles W. Fox. 10. Senescence, Marc Tatar. 11. Life Cyc.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-413).

Recurring themes. Nature and causes of variation / Susan J. Mazer, John Damuth -- Evolutionary significance of variation / Susan J. Mazer, John Damuth -- Natural selection / Daphne J. Fairbairn, Jeff P. Reeve -- Adaptation / David Reznick, Joseph Travis -- Phenotypic plasticity / Massimo Pigliucci -- Population structure / Leonard Nunney -- Inbreeding and outbreeding / Nickolas M. Waser, Charles F. Williams. Life histories. Age and size at maturity / Derek A. Roff -- Offpsring size and number / Frank J. Messina, Charles W. Fox -- Senescence / Marc Tatar -- Life cycles / Jan A. Pechenik -- Sex and gender / Turk Rhen, David Crews -- Sex ratios and sex allocation / Steven Hecht Orzack -- Ecological specialization and generalization / Douglas J. Futuyma. Behavior. Mating systems / Ann K. Sakai, David F. Westneat -- Sexual selection / Udo M. Savalli -- Cooperation and altruism / David Sloan Wilson -- Foraging behavior / Donald L. Kramer -- The evolutionary ecology of movement / Hugh Dingle, Marcel Holyoak. Interspecific interactions. Ecological character displacement / Dolph Schulter -- Predator-prey interactions / Peter A. Abrams -- Parasite-host interactions / Curtis M. Lively -- Plant-herbivore interactions / May Berenbaum -- Mutualisms / Judith L. Bronstein -- The geographic dynamics of coevolution / John N. Thompson. Adaptation to anthropgenic change. Pesticide resistance / John A. McKenzie -- Predicting the outcome of biological control / Judith H. Myers -- Evolutionary conservation biology / Philip W. Hedrick.

I. Recurring Themes. 1. Nature and Causes of Variation, Susan J. Mazer and John Damuth. 2. Evolutionary Significance of Variation, Susan J. Mazer and John D. Damuth. 3. Natural Selection, Daphne J. Fairbairn and Jeff P. Reeve. 4. Adaptation, David Reznick and Joseph Travis. 5. Phenotypic Plasticity, Massimo Pigliucci. 6. Population Structure, Leonard Nunney. 7. Inbreeding and Outbreeding, Nikolas M. Waser and Charles W. Fox. II. Life Histories. 8. Age and Size at Maturity, Derek A. Roff. 9. Offspring Size and Number, Frank J. Messina and Charles W. Fox. 10. Senescence, Marc Tatar. 11. Life Cyc.

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