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Title In search of the causes of evolution : from field observations to mechanisms / edited by Peter R. Grant & B. Rosemary Grant

Publ Info Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  QH366.2 .I5 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  QH366.2 .I5 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 380 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
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Note Outgrowth of a symposium held on Sept. 5, 2008, at Princeton University, on the occasion of the editors' retirement from teaching. Cf. pref
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The big picture : a tripartite view of life and environments through time / Andrew H. Knoll and David T. Johnston -- Macroevolutionary trends in time and space / David Jablonski -- Dinosaurs live! / Philip J. Currie -- Phylogeography and phylogenetics in the nuclear age / Christopher N. Balakrishnan, June Y. Lee, and Scott V. Edwards -- The flexibility of butterfly wing color patterns and evolution in morphospace / Paul M. Brakefield and Mathieu Joron -- Genetics, geology, and miracles / David Kingsley -- Evolutionary genetics of pigmentation loss in the blind Mexican cavefish / Joshua B. Gross and Clifford J. Tabin -- A developmental view of exaggerated growth and conditional expression in the weapons of sexual selection / Douglas J. Emlen -- How does morphology affect performance in variable environments? / Mimi A.R. Koehl -- In search of the elusive behavior gene / Hopi E. Hoekstra -- There must be finches - Charles Darwin, prickly pears, and pollination biology / May R. Berenbaum -- The adaptive radiation of coevolving prodoxid moths and their host plants : Greya moths and yucca moths / John N. Thompson -- Ecological and geographical influences on the allopatric phase of island speciation / Trevor Price ... [et al.] -- Geographical mode and evolutionary mechanism of ecological speciation in cichlid fish / Ole Seehausen and Isabel Santos Magalhaes -- A tale of two radiations : similarities and differences in the evolutionary diversification of Darwin's finches and Greater Antillean Anolis lizards / Jonathan B. Losos -- Clarifying the mechanisms of evolution in sticklebacks using field studies of natural selection on genes / Rowan D.H. Barrett and Dolph Schluter -- The book and the future : perspective and prospective / Peter R. Grant and B. Rosemary Grant -- A festival for Rosemary and Peter Grant / David B. Wake
LC subject Evolution (Biology)
Species diversity
Add Author Grant, Peter R., 1936-
Grant, B. Rosemary
ISBN 9780691146812 (hbk.)
0691146810 (hbk.)
0691146950 (pbk.)