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By Michael J. Wade

ISBN-10: 022612956X

ISBN-13: 9780226129563

ISBN-10: 022612973X

ISBN-13: 9780226129730

All organisms dwell in clusters, yet such fractured neighborhood populations, or demes, still retain connectivity with each other through a few quantity of gene move among them. such a lot such metapopulations happen certainly, like clusters of amphibians in vernal ponds or baboon troops unfold around the African veldt. Others were created as human actions fragment typical landscapes, as in stands of bushes separated through roads. As panorama swap has speeded up, figuring out how those metapopulations function—and particularly how they adapt—has turn into an important to ecology and to our very figuring out of evolution itself.

With Adaptation in Metapopulations, Michael J. Wade explores a key section of this new realizing of evolution: interplay. Synthesizing a long time of labor within the lab and within the box in a e-book either empirically grounded and underpinned by way of a powerful conceptual framework, Wade appears on the position of interplay throughout scales from gene choice to choice on the point of people, relatives, and teams. In so doing, he integrates molecular and organismal biology to bare the genuine complexities of evolutionary dynamics from genes to metapopulations.

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