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Intermediary metabolism and the biochemical-molecular basis of life history variation and trade-offs in two insect models

Anthony J. Zera and Lawrence G. Harshman

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Recent studies have shown that changes in intermediary metabolism are correlated with and likely contribute significantly to evolutionary changes in individual life history traits, and trade-offs ... More


Modeling Experimental Evolution Using Individual-Based, Variance-Components Models

Derek A. Roff and Daphne J. Fairbairn

in Experimental Evolution: Concepts, Methods, and Applications of Selection Experiments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247666
eISBN:
9780520944473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247666.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter provides an overview of the ways to model experimental evolution. There are three approaches to modeling the evolution of quantitative traits: (1) population-based models, (2) ... More


Laboratory Selection Studies of Life-History Physiology in Insects

Anthony J. Zera and Lawrence G. Harshman

in Experimental Evolution: Concepts, Methods, and Applications of Selection Experiments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247666
eISBN:
9780520944473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247666.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter focuses on research in life-history evolution and evolutionary physiology of insects. It summarizes the current status of major topics of research on the physiological causes of ... More


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