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Year in Evolutionary Biology 2008, Volume 1134

ISBN: 978-1-57331-724-5
452 pages
July 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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This volume features an important collection of review articles highlighting the top science and developments in the field of evolutionary biology.

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Table of Contents

Preface: Carl D. Schlichting and Timothy A. Mousseau.

Part I: Review and Synthesis:.

1. The Origin and Early Evolution of Angiosperms: Douglas E. Soltis, Charles D. Bell, Sangtae Kim, and Pamela S. Soltis.

2. Why Are Sex and Recombination So Common?: Lilach Hadany and Josep M. Comeron.

3. Phenotypic Plasticity, Costs of Phenotypes, and Costs of Plasticity: Toward an Integrative View: Hilary S. Callahan, Heather Maughan, and Ulrich K. Steiner.

4. Theoretical Approaches to the Evolution of Development and Genetic Architecture: Sean H. Rice.

5. The Interplay between Ecological Communities and Evolution: Review of Feedbacks from Microevolutionary to Macroevolutionary Scales: Jon R. Haloin and Sharon Y. Strauss.

6. Viviparity-driven Conflict: More to Speciation than Meets the Fly: Jeanne A. Zeh and David W. Zeh.

Part II: Perspectives:.

7. Maternal Effects as Generators of Evolutionary Change: A Reassessment: Alexander V. Badyaev.

8. Near Neutrality: Leading Edge of the Neutral Theory of Molecular Evolution: Austin L. Hughes.

9. Interactions between Interactions: Predator–Prey, Parasite–Host, and Mutualistic Interactions: Anders Pape Møller.

10. Hidden Reaction Norms, Cryptic Genetic Variation, and Evolvability: Carl D. Schlichting.

Index of Contributors

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