+353-1-416-8900REST OF WORLD
+44-20-3973-8888REST OF WORLD
1-917-300-0470EAST COAST U.S
1-800-526-8630U.S. (TOLL FREE)


The Year in Evolutionary Biology 2009, Volume 1168. Edition No. 1. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

  • ID: 2182236
  • Book
  • August 2009
  • Region: United States
  • 352 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
This volume features an important collection of review articles highlighting the top science and developments in the field of evolutionary biology.

NOTE: Annals volumes are available for sale as individual books or as a journal. Members of the New York Academy of Science receive full-text access to the Annals online and discounts on print volumes.

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
Preface (Carl D. Schlichting and Timothy A. Mousseau).

Part I. Review and Synthesis.

1. Toward a general theory of adaptive radiation: insights from microbial experimental evolution (Rees Kassen).

2. The evolutionary theory of Cancer (Camille Stephan-Otto Attolini and Franziska Michor).

3. Intralocus sexual conflict (G. Sander van Doorn).

4. Gene flow, invasiveness, and ecological impact of genetically modified crops (Suzanne I. Warwick, Hugh J. Beckie, and Linda M. Hall).

5. The covariance between genetic and environmental influences across ecological gradients: reassessing the evolutionary significance of countergradient and cogradient variation (David O. Conover, Tara A. Duffy, and Lyndie A. Hice).

6. Going adaptive: the saga of antibodies (Nadia Danilova and Chris T. Amemiya).

7. The genetics and ecology of reinforcement: implications for the evolution of prezygotic isolation in sympatry and beyond (Daniel Ortiz-Barrientos, Alicia Grealy, and Patrik Nosil).

Part II. Perspectives.

8. What can asexual lineage age tell us about the maintenance of sex? (Maurine Neiman, Stephanie Meirmans, and Patrick G. Meirmans).

9. Predation on dependent offspring: A review of the consequences for mean expression and phenotypic plasticity in avian life history traits (Thomas E. Martin and James V. Briskie).

An extended synthesis for evolutionary biology (Massimo Pigliucci).

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
Carl D. Schlichting University of Connecticut, Storrs.

Timothy A. Mousseau University of South Carolina, Columbia.
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown