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Evolutionary ecology: concepts and case studies

Author: Charles W Fox; Derek A Roff; Daphne J Fairbairn
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Unifies conceptual and empirical advances in evolutionary ecology. This volume is divided into five major sections: an overview of the major topics in evolutionary biology for ecologists, and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles W Fox; Derek A Roff; Daphne J Fairbairn
ISBN: 0195131541 9780195131543
OCLC Number: 901751435
Description: 424 p. ill.
Contents: PART 1: RECURRING THEMES; 1. Nature and Causes of Variation; 2. Evolutionary Significance of Variation; 3. Natural Selection; 4. Adaptation; 5. Phenotypic Plasticity; 6. Population Structure; 7. Inbreeding and Outbreeding; PART 2: LIFE HISTORIES; 8. Age and Size at Maturity; 9. Offspring Size and Number; 10. Senescence; 11. Life Cycles; 12. Sex and Gender; 13. Sex Ratios and Sex Allocation; 14. Ecological Specialization and Generalization; PART 3: BEHAVIOR; 15. Mating Systems; 16. Sexual Selection; 17. Cooperation and Altruism; 18. Foraging Behaviour; 19. The Evolutionary Ecology of Management; PART 4: INTERSPECIFIC INTERACTIONS; 20. Ecological Character Displacement; 21. Predator-Prey Interactions; 22. Parasite-Host Interactions; 23. Plant-Herbivore Interactions; 24. Mutualisms; 25. The Geographic Dynamics of Coevolution; PART 5: ADAPTATION TO ANTHROPOGENIC CHANGE; 26. Pesticide Resistance; 27. Predicting the Outcome of Biological Control; 28. Evolutionary Conservation Biology; REFERENCES; INDEX
Responsibility: Charles W. Fox [edit.]; Derek A. Roff [edit.]; Daphne J. Fairbairn [edit.].


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