The Basics of Selection / Edition 1

The Basics of Selection / Edition 1

by Graham Bell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0412055317

ISBN-13: 9780412055317

Pub. Date: 10/31/1996

Publisher: Springer US

This new textbook for students taking courses in evolution is addressed to one of the most difficult questions evolutionary biology, that of selection. Covering both artificial and natural selection, the author has written a short, readable text that will appeal to students and professionals alike. how the nature of the process determines the nature of evolutionary

Overview

This new textbook for students taking courses in evolution is addressed to one of the most difficult questions evolutionary biology, that of selection. Covering both artificial and natural selection, the author has written a short, readable text that will appeal to students and professionals alike. how the nature of the process determines the nature of evolutionary change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780412055317
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
10/31/1996
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Simple selection; Selection on a single character; Single episode of selection; Selection of pre-existing variation; Continued selection; The evolution of novelty; Selection on several characters; Selection acting on different components of fitness; Selection in several environments; Selection acting at different levels; Autoselection; Elements that utilize existing modes of transmission; Elements that modify existing modes of transmission; Social selection; Selection within a single uniform population; Density-dependent selection; Selection within a single diverse population; frequency dependent selection; Selection among populations; Kin selection and group selection; Coevolution; Sexual selection.

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