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Adaptive Diversification Due to Resource Competition in Asexual Models

Michael Doebeli

in Adaptive Diversification (MPB-48)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128931
eISBN:
9781400838936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128931.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on evolutionary branching in niche position due to frequency-dependent competition. When the majority phenotype of a population is competing for one type of resource, selection ... More


When Character Displacement Occurs

David W. Pfennig and Karin S. Pfennig

in Evolution's Wedge: Competition and the Origins of Diversity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520274181
eISBN:
9780520954045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274181.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Clarifying the facilitators of character displacement is crucial for illuminating the origins of diversity. Six non–mutually exclusive factors are important: (1) standing variation; (2) strong ... More


The Geography of Speciation and Character Displacement

Marc W. Cadotte and T. Jonathan Davies

in Phylogenies in Ecology: A Guide to Concepts and Methods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691157689
eISBN:
9781400881192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157689.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines how phylogenetic approaches can address both ecological character displacement and community-wide character displacement. In ecological character displacement, selection might ... More


Wetlands, Threats, and Water Requirements

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Many different wetland types have been recognised, their character depending upon climatic and hydrogeomorphic setting, inundation regime, groundwater, water chemistry, and associated factors. ... More


Estuaries, Threats, And Flow Requirements

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Estuaries can be classed as embayments and drowned river valleys, wave-dominated estuaries, wave-dominated deltas, coastal lakes and lagoons and strandplain-associated creeks, tide-dominated ... More


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