5 edition of Theory of population genetics and evolutionary ecology found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 582-603) and index.
|LC Classifications||QH455 .R68 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 612 p. :|
|Number of Pages||612|
|LC Control Number||95020698|
Book Description: An international group of distinguished scientists presents an up-to-date survey of quantitative problems at the forefront of modern evolutionary theory. Their articles illustrate results from the latest research in population and behavioral genetics, molecular evolution, and ecology. What other scientific areas might serve as a guiding framework? As it turns out, the core focus of community ecology—understanding patterns of diversity and composition of biological variants across space and time—is shared by evolutionary biology and its very coherent conceptual framework, population genetics theory.
Evolutionary genetics considers the causes of evolutionary change and the nature of variability in evolution. The methods of evolutionary genetics are critically important for the analysis and interpretation of the massive datasets on DNA sequence variation and evolution that are becoming available, as well for our understanding of evolution in general. Monographs in Population Biology is a continuing series of books intended to examine important aspects of the ecology and evolution of plants and animals. Embracing both theoretical and empirical studies in a variety of subject areas, the series aims at well-written books that emphasize synthesis.
Learn quiz biology population genetics evolution with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of quiz biology population genetics evolution flashcards on Quizlet. At least since the s neo-Darwinism has prevailed as the consensus view in the study of evolution. The mechanism of evolution in this view is natural selection leading to adaptation, working on a substrate of adapta tionally random mutations. As both the study of genetic variation in natural.
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This is a reprint of a classic which synthesizes population, genetics, and population genetics to form one of the first books on evolutionary ecology. Written by one of the foremost authorities in the field, it is designed as an introduction useful to readers at various levels from diverse innovationoptimiser.com by: Population genetics is a subfield of genetics that deals with genetic differences within and between populations, and is a part of evolutionary innovationoptimiser.coms in this branch of biology examine such phenomena as adaptation, speciation, and population structure.
Population genetics was a vital ingredient in the emergence of the modern evolutionary synthesis. Synthesizing population, genetics and population genetics to cover evolutionary ecology, this work introduces the subject to students at various levels, covering topics essential to the study of Read more.
For example, the book does not talk about population structure nor about evolutionary game theory and there is little about Coalescent theory.
Other books treating specific subjects within population genetics. Coalescent Theory: an Introduction (John Wakeley) is a good book.
I haven't read it completely for both time issues and because the math. Theory of Population Genetics and Evolutionary Ecology: An Introduction by Jonathan Roughgarden and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at innovationoptimiser.com Introductory survey of population phenomena --The basics of population genetics --Complex genetic systems --Special topics in evolution --Evolutionary ecology of single populations --Evolutionary ecology of interacting populations --Appendices.
The mean and variance ; How to write a computer program in BASIC ; Matrix algebra and stability theory. The model is designed such that ecological effects can be accounted for when determining form, and fitness of a population.
Ecological genetics. Ecological genetics tie into evolutionary ecology through the study of how traits evolve in natural populations. There are several reasons for devoting an entire chapter to these models. In a broader biological perspective, the SPOMs belong to “island models,” which have played an important role not only in population and community ecology, but also in population genetics and evolutionary studies.
A lot books that claim to deal with "evolutionary theory" are actually either population genetics texts, tomes on macroevolution, or sleekly packaged books on Evo-devo.
Rice's book, on the other hand, includes population/quantitative genetics, but also chapters on game theory, evolution of development, and multi-level innovationoptimiser.com by: In the last 10 years, this dominating position of population genetics within evolutionary biology has been challenged.
In evolutionary ecology, optimization theory proved more useful than population genetics for interesting predictions, especially of life history strategies. Introduction. Population genetics is the study of genetic variation, or allele frequencies, across space and time.
The patterns observed among alleles within a population are generated by an interplay of evolutionary forces that includes mutation, migration, selection, and genetic drift. Evolutionary and Population Genetics is a forum for the publication of articles on contemporary data and novel laboratory, experimental, simulation, and statistical methods in landscape genetics, landscape genomics, evolution, population genetics, population genomics, comparative genomics, ancient DNA, experimental genetics, evolutionary and.
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Theory of Population Genetics and Evolutionary Ecology by Jonathan Roughgarden,Macmillan edition, in EnglishCited by: The topic of population structure is tightly connected to other topics covered by the present series of commented bibliographies, in particular landscape ecology, conservation genetics, population genetics, geographic variation, phylogeography, interpretation of phylogenetic trees, metapopulations and spatial population processes, hybrid zones.
This is a reprint of a classic which synthesizes population, genetics, and population genetics to form one of the first books on evolutionary ecology. Written by one of the foremost authorities in the field, it is designed as an introduction useful to readers at various levels from diverse innovationoptimiser.com: $ The population genetics component of evolutionary theory was the earliest to be formalised as a result of the work of Ronald A.
Fisher, John B. Haldane and Sewall Wright. Fisher published the most comprehensive initial account of population genetics, The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection . Evolutionary Theory is for graduate students, researchers, and advanced undergraduates who want an understanding of the mathematical and biological reasoning that underlies evolutionary theory.
The book covers all of the major theoretical approaches used to study the mechanics of evolution, including classical one- and two-locus models, diffusion theory, coalescent theory, quantitative. Saiff and Macbeth (see p of this journal) suggest that we need no longer teach population genetics in courses on evolutionary theory.
In their discussion they quote Lewontin,Spiess, and Roughgarden as expressing sorrow that population genetics has not (at least as yet) provided the hoped for explanation of the origin of species. Title: Population Biology. (Book Reviews: Theory of Population Genetics and Evolutionary Ecology) Book Authors: Roughgarden, Jonathan: Review Author.
Department of Ecology and Evolution at Stony Brook University. BEE Principles of Ecology Population dynamics, interactions of organisms, theoretical concepts of community structure and their biological and evolutionary implications.
BEE Principles of Evolution Biological evolution, including the genetics of populations, speciation, evolution of higher taxa, and the fossil record.Introduction to Evolutionary Biology.
This note covers the following topics: What is Evolution, Common Misconceptions about Evolution, Genetic Variation, Evolution within a Lineage, Mechanisms that Decrease Genetic Variation, Mechanisms that Increase Genetic Variation, The Development of Evolutionary Theory, Evolution Among Lineages, Scientific Standing of Evolution and its Critics.