Published November 1982
by Academic Pr .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||376|
Ecological genetics and evolution: the cactus-yeast-drosophila model system U.S./Australia Co-operative Science Program Academic Press, - Science - pages. Traditionally, studies in ecological genetics have involved both field observations and laboratory genetic analyses. Comparisons and cor relations between these two kinds of data have provided valuable in formation on the genetic strategies behind the evolutionary adapta tions of species and. This book covers basic concepts in population and quantitative genetics, including measuring selection on phenotypic traits. The emphasis is on material applicable to field studies of evolution focusing on ecologically important traits. Ecology, Genetics and Evolution of Metapopulations is acollection of specially commissioned articles that looks at fragmented habitats, bringing together recent theoretical advances and empirical studies applying the metapopulation approach. Several chapters closely integrate ecology with genetics and evolutionary biology, and others illustrate how metapopulation concepts and models can be applied .
"In sum, A Primer of Ecological Genetics provides a lucid introduction to foundational principles in the field. In their preface, Conner and Hartl state, 'The guiding principle of the book is to focus on clear explanations of the key concepts in the evolution of natural and managed populations.'Cited by: Ecological Genetics and Genomics publishes ecological studies of broad interest that provide significant insight into ecological interactions or/ and species diversification. New data in these areas are published as research papers, or methods and resource reports that provide novel information on technologies or tools that will be of interest to a broad readership. Ecology and Evolution is now accepting Nature Notes, a new category of article, intended to remedy the difficulty that ecologists & evolutionary biologists can face in publishing ‘pure’ natural history research and observations, which often do not adhere to the standard format of original research articles. David J. Merrell is Professor Emeritus of Genetics and Ecology at the University of Minnesota and is the author of texts on genetics and evolution. Purchase Paperback.
Ecological Genetics and Evolution. Editors (view affiliations) Robert Creed; Book. Ford was known to me before I came to Oxford as the author of a book on butterflies and as somewhat of an eccentric, but I was quite unprepared for the welcome he gave me into the Department of Zoology and for the enormous interest of the subject which he. The book Evolution in the Light of Modern Knowledge, a compendium of essays by 13 leading British biologists, published by Blackie and Son in to provide (according to the publisher's note) “an authoritative statement” about “the doctrine of evolution after the general upheaval of fundamental theories in the past 20 years”, has no index reference to natural selection. This contrasts Cited by: Ecology, Genetics and Evolution of Metapopulations is acollection of specially commissioned articles that looks at fragmented habitats, bringing together recent . The ideas and informa tion generated by ecological and evolutionary genetics provide the substance for strong inferences on the origins, changes and patterns of structural and functional organization in bio logical communi ties.