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The Genetics Of Social Evolution.

Author: Michael D Breed; Robert E Page
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : CRC Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The contributor's primary goal in organizing this book was to initiate a synthesis of thought on how genetics structures the behavior of individual animals that live within complex social systems. To do this they have brought together leading theorists and empiricists who apply genetics to the study of eusocial insect evolution.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Breed; Robert E Page
ISBN: 9780429311239 0429311230 9781000265859 1000265854 9781000229912 1000229912 9781000301793 1000301796
OCLC Number: 1119391453
Description: 1 online resource (212 pages).
Contents: 1. Introduction: Theory and Empirical Results in Sociogenetics, 2. Genetic Structure, Division of Labor, and the Evolution of Insect Societies, 3. The Genetics of Colony-Level Selection, 4. Genetic Basis for Division of Labor in an Insect Society, 5. Ecological Determinants of Social Evolution, 6. Measuring Inclusive Fitness in Social Wasps, 7. Genetic and Social Changes Associated with Ant Speciation, 8. Reproductive and Social Structure in Polygynous Fire Ant Colonies, 9. Incompatibility Between Colonies of Acacia Ants: Genetic Models and Experimental Results, 10. Evolutionary Genetics of a Primitively Eusocial Halictine Bee.

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The contributor's primary goal in organizing this book was to initiate a synthesis of thought on how genetics structures the behavior of individual animals that live within complex social systems. To do this they have brought together leading theorists and empiricists who apply genetics to the study of eusocial insect evolution.

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