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Introduction to Theoretical Population Genetics

Thomas Nagylaki - Science - 2013 - 369 pages
This book covers those areas of theoretical population genetics that can be investigated rigorously by elementary mathematical methods. I have tried to formulate the various ...
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Population Dynamics and the Tribolium Model: Genetics and Demography

Robert Costantino, Robert Desharnais - Science - 2012 - 258 pages
The study of populations is becoming increasingly focused on dynamics. We believe there are two reasons for this trend. The ftrst is the impactof nonlinear dynamics with its ...
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Genetic Constraints on Adaptive Evolution

Volker Loeschcke - Science - 2012 - 188 pages
Genetic constraints on adaptive evolution can be understood as those genetic aspects that prevent or reduce the potential for natural selection to result in the most direct ...
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Michael Robertson Rose, George V. Lauder - Science - 1996 - 511 pages
The study of evolutionary adaptation returns to the center stage of biology with this important volume. This innovative treatise discusses new developments in adaptation, with ...
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Quantitative Genetic Studies of Behavioral Evolution

Christine R. B. Boake - Science - 1994 - 390 pages
Quantitative genetics—the statistical study of the inheritance of traits within a population—has become an important tool for studying the evolution of behavior in the last ...
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Adaptationism and Optimality

Steven Hecht Orzack, Elliott Sober - Philosophy - 2001 - 404 pages
These essays are intended to provide useful advice to "biologists in the trenches" but also to assess the larger theoretical and conceptual issues that form the basis of the ...
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Evolution Of Life Histories: Theory and Analysis

Derek A. Roff - Medical - 1992 - 535 pages
There are many different types of organisms in the world: they differ in size, physiology, appearance, and life history. The challenge for evolutionary biology is to explain ...
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Evolutionary Conservation Biology

Régis Ferrière, Ulf Dieckmann, Denis Couvet - Science - 2004
As anthropogenic environmental changes spread and intensify across the planet, conservation biologists have to analyze dynamics at large spatial and temporal scales. Ecological ...
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Mathematical Population Genetics 1: Theoretical Introduction

Warren J. Ewens - Science - 2012 - 418 pages
This is the first of a planned two-volume work discussing the mathematical aspects of population genetics with an emphasis on evolutionary theory. This volume draws heavily ...
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Longevity: The Biology and Demography of Life Span

James R. Carey - Family & Relationships - 2003 - 278 pages
Despite our deep interest in mortality, little is known about why some individuals live to middle age and others to extreme old age. Life span, mortality, and aging present ...
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