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Experimental evolution : concepts, methods, and applications of selection experiments

Author: Theodore Garland; Michael R Rose
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume summarizes studies in experimental evolution, outlining current techniques and applications, and presenting the field's range of research.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Garland; Michael R Rose
ISBN: 9780520247666 0520247663 9780520261808 0520261801
OCLC Number: 317461901
Description: xvii, 730 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Darwin's other mistake / Michael R. Rose and Theodore Garland Jr. --
The importance of experimental studies in evolutionary biology / Douglas J. Futuyma and Albert F. Bennett --
Modeling experimental evolution using individual-based, variance-components models / Derek A. Roff and Daphne J. Fairbairn --
Experimental evolution from the bottom up / Daniel E. Dykhuizen and Anthony M. Dean --
Experimental evolutionary domestication / Pedro Simões, Josiane Santos, and Margarida Matos --
Long-term experimental evolution and adaptive radiation / Michael Travisano --
The experimental study of reverse evolution / Suzanne Estes and Henrique Teotónio --
Field experiments, introductions, and experimental evolution : a review and practical guide / Duncan J. Irschick and David Reznick --
Fitness, demography, and population dynamics in laboratory experiments / Laurence D. Mueller --
Laboratory selection studies of life-history physiology in insects / Anthony J. Zera and Lawrence G. Harshman --
Behavior and neurobiology / Justin S. Rhodes and Tadeusz J. Kawecki --
Selection experiments and experimental evolution of performance and physiology / John G. Swallow [and others] --
Through a glass, clearly : experimental evolution as a window on adaptive genome evolution / Frank Rosenzweig and Gavin Sherlock --
Understanding evolution through the phages / Samantha E. Forde and Christine M. Jessup --
Experimental approaches to studying the evolution of animal form : the shape of things to come / W. Anthony Frankino, Douglas J. Emlen, and Alexander W. Shingleton --
Sexual exploits in experimental evolution / Paul E. Turner, Robert C. McBride, and Clifford W. Zeyl --
Physiological adaptation in laboratory environments / Allen G. Gibbs and Eran Gefen --
Evolution of aging and late life / Casandra L. Rauser [and others] --
Theoretical and experimental approaches to the evolution of altruism and the levels of selection / Benjamin Kerr --
Laboratory experiments on speciation / James D. Fry --
A critique of experimental phylogenetics / Todd H. Oakley --
Laboratory evolution meets catch-22 : balancing simplicity and realism / Raymond B. Huey and Frank Rosenzweig.
Responsibility: edited by Theodore Garland, Jr., Michael R. Rose.

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