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Adaptive Speciation

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Ulf Dieckmann, Johan A. J. Metz, Michael Doebeli, Diethard Tautz, Will Provine, Tadesusz J. Kawecki, Stefan A. H. Geritz, Éva Kisdi, Géza Meszéna, Sergey Gavrilets, Jacques J. M. van Alphen, Ole Seehausen, Frietson Galis, Howard D. Rundle, Dolph Schluter, Sigurður S. Snorrason, Skúli Skúlason, Guy L. Bush, Roger K. Butlin, Martijn Egas, Maurice W. Sabelis, Filipa Vala, Iza Lesna, Nickolas M. Waser, Diane R. Campbell, Michael Travisano, J. B. Losos, R. S. Thorpe, A. Malhotra, A. Stenson, J. T. Reardon, Eric B. Knox, Amy R. McCune
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  • This book was first published in 2004. Unraveling the origin of biodiversity is fundamental for understanding our biosphere. This book clarifies how adaptive processes, rather than geographic isolation, can cause speciation. Adaptive speciation occurs when biological interactions induce disruptive selection and the evolution of assortative mating, thus triggering the splitting of lineages. Internationally recognized leaders in the field explain exciting developments in modeling speciation, together with celebrated examples of rapid speciation by natural selection. Written for students and researchers in biology, physics, and mathematics, this book is a groundbreaking treatment of modern speciation science.

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    • Date Published: May 2012
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9781139368391
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
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    Acknowledgments
    Notational standards
    1. Introduction Ulf Dieckmann, Johan A. J. Metz, Michael Doebeli and Diethard Tautz
    2. Speciation in historical perspective Will Provine
    Part I. Theories of Speciation: Introduction to Part I
    3. Genetic theories of sympatric speciation Tadesusz J. Kawecki
    4. Adaptive dynamics of speciation: ecological underpinnings Stefan A. H. Geritz, Éva Kisdi, Géza Meszéna and Johan A. J. Metz
    5. Adaptive dynamics of speciation: sexual populations Ulf Dieckmann and Michael Doebeli
    6. Genetic theories of allopatric and parapatric speciation Sergey Gavrilets
    7. Adaptive dynamics of speciation: spatial structure Michael Doebeli and Ulf Dieckmann
    Part II. Ecological Mechanisms of Speciation: Introduction to Part II
    8. Speciation and radiation in African haplochromine cichlids Jacques J. M. van Alphen, Ole Seehausen and Frietson Galis
    9. Natural selection and ecological speciation in sticklebacks Howard D. Rundle and Dolph Schluter
    10. Adaptive speciation in northern freshwater fishes Sigurður S. Snorrason and Skúli Skúlason
    11. Sympatric speciation in insects Guy L. Bush and Roger K. Butlin
    12. Adaptive speciation in agricultural pests Martijn Egas, Maurice W. Sabelis, Filipa Vala and Iza Lesna
    13. Ecological speciation in flowering plants Nickolas M. Waser and Diane R. Campbell
    14. Experiments on adaptation and divergence in bacterial populations Michael Travisano
    Part III. Patterns of Speciation: Introduction to Part III
    15. Phylogeography and patterns of incipient speciation Diethard Tautz
    16. Evolutionary diversification of Caribbean anolis lizards J. B. Losos, R. S. Thorpe, A. Malhotra, A. Stenson and J. T. Reardon
    17. Adaptive radiation of African montane plants Eric B. Knox
    18. Diversity and speciation of semionotid fishes in Mesozoic rift lakes Amy R. McCune
    19. Epilogue Ulf Dieckmann, Diethard Tautz, Michael Doebeli and Johan A. J. Metz
    References
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    Ulf Dieckmann, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria

    Michael Doebeli, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

    Johan A. J. Metz, Rijksuniversiteit Leiden, The Netherlands

    Diethard Tautz, Universität zu Köln

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    Ulf Dieckmann, Johan A. J. Metz, Michael Doebeli, Diethard Tautz, Will Provine, Tadesusz J. Kawecki, Stefan A. H. Geritz, Éva Kisdi, Géza Meszéna, Sergey Gavrilets, Jacques J. M. van Alphen, Ole Seehausen, Frietson Galis, Howard D. Rundle, Dolph Schluter, Sigurður S. Snorrason, Skúli Skúlason, Guy L. Bush, Roger K. Butlin, Martijn Egas, Maurice W. Sabelis, Filipa Vala, Iza Lesna, Nickolas M. Waser, Diane R. Campbell, Michael Travisano, J. B. Losos, R. S. Thorpe, A. Malhotra, A. Stenson, J. T. Reardon, Eric B. Knox, Amy R. McCune

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