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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Avian Genetics : A Population and Ecological Approach.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
F Cooke; P A Buckley
|Notes:||4 Genetic structure as a measure of geographic variation.|
|Description:||1 online resource (507 pages)|
|Contents:||Front Cover; Avian Genetics: A Population and Ecological Approach; Copyright Page; Contributors; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Table of Contents; Introduction; Part I: Assaying Genetic Variation; Chapter 1. Mendelian Genes; 1 Introduction; 2 Principles and processes; 3 Inheritance patterns in wild birds; 4 Performing Mendelian genetic analyses; References; Chapter 2. Quantitative Genetics; 1 Introduction; 2 Quantitative genetics: an empirical approach to inheritance ; 3 The data available from natural populations of birds ; 4 Problems and prospects; 5 Conclusions; References. Chapter 3. Chromosomal Variation1 Introduction; 2 Cytogenetics; 3 Karyotypes; 4 Intraspecific chromosome variants; 5 Meiotic studies; 6 Sex chromosomes; 7 Karyology of closely related species; 8 Chromosome change and population structure; 9 Summary; References; Chapter 4. Electrophoretic Variability of Gene Products; 1 Introduction; 2 Analysis of allozyme data; 3 Patterns of genetic variation; APPENDIX: Techniques for the collection of allozyme data ; References; Chapter 5. Analysis of DNA Sequence Variation; 1 Introduction; 2 Nuclear DNA; 3 Mitochondrial DNA; References. Synthesis I-Assaying Genetic VariationREFERENCES; Part II: Moulding Genetic Variation; Chapter 6. Inbreeding, Philopatry and Optimal Outbreeding in Birds; 1 Introduction; 2 Avian patterns of dispersal; 3 Conceptual models of the evolution of philopatry; 4 Measuring inbreeding; 5 The effects of inbreeding; 6 Inbreeding and dispersal; 7 Optimal outbreeding; 8 Summary and conclusions; References; Chapter 7. Gene Flow and the Genetic Structure of Populations; 1 Introduction; 2 Basic mathematics and assumptions; 3 Evolutionary importance. 4 Estimation of gene flow and genetic population structures 5 Summary; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 8. Selection in Natural Populations of Birds; 1 Introduction; 2 Detecting selection; 3 Observing selection; 4 Describing and comparing selection; 5 Selection on wild populations of Darwin's finches; 6 Summary and conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 9. Non-random Mating: A Theoretical and Empirical Overview with Special Reference to Birds; 1 Introduction; 2 Non-random mating; 3 An analytical classification of non-random mating systems. 4 Non-random mating and the genetic structure of populations: the single-locus modelling approach5 Non-random mating and the existence of mating preferences; 6 Assortative mating and polygenic variation; 7 Examples of non-random mating in wild birds; 8 Non-random mating and sympatric speciation; 9 Mixed assortment in Snow Geese: preference and prevalence ; 10 Summary and conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 10. Geographic Variation and Speciation; 1 Introduction; 2 Estimation of genetic variation in natural populations; 3 Clinal variation in natural populations.|