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Phenotypic plasticity : beyond nature and nurture

Author: Massimo Pigliucci
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Series: Syntheses in ecology and evolution.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Phenotypic Plasticity: Beyond Nature and Nurture is the first work to synthesize the burgeoning area of plasticity studies, providing a conceptual overview as well as a technical treatment of its major components." "The author begins by defining phenotypic plasticity and detailing its history, including important experiments and methods of statistical and graphical analysis. He then provides extended examples and
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Massimo Pigliucci
ISBN: 0801867886 9780801867880
OCLC Number: 46449078
Description: xvi, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Series Editor's Foreword / Samuel M. Scheiner --
Foreword / Paul Brakefield --
1. What Is Phenotypic Plasticity? --
2. Studying and Understanding Plasticity --
3. A Brief (Conceptual) History of Phenotypic Plasticity --
4. The Genetics of Phenotypic Plasticity --
5. The Molecular Biology of Phenotypic Plasticity --
6. The Developmental Biology of Phenotypic Plasticity --
7. The Ecology of Phenotypic Plasticity --
8. Behavior and Phenotypic Plasticity --
9. Evolution of and by Phenotypic Plasticity --
10. The Theoretical Biology of Phenotypic Plasticity --
11. Phenotypic Plasticity as a Central Concept in Evolutionary Biology --
Epilogue: Beyond Nature and Nurture.
Series Title: Syntheses in ecology and evolution.
Responsibility: Massimo Pigliucci.
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