The Genetics of Social Evolution

The Genetics of Social Evolution

by Michael D Breed

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Most of the papers in this book were first given in a symposium at the National Conference of the Entomological Society of America, Dec. 1987. They cover mating systems, colony level selection, genetic basis for division of labor, kin recognition, measurement of inclusive fitness, social evolution, genetic studies of bees and ants and of ant speciation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Studies in Insect Biology

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Robert K. Vander Meer is a research chemist with the USDA/ARS. Michael D. Breed is professor of environmental population and organismic biology at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Mark L. Winston is professor of biological sciences at Simon Fraser University. Karl E. Espelie is professor of entomology at the University of Georgia at Athens.

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