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Developmental Plasticity and Evolution

Mary Jane West-Eberhard


The first comprehensive synthesis on development and evolution: it applies to all aspects of development, at all levels of organization and in all organisms, taking advantage of modern findings on behavior, genetics, endocrinology, molecular biology, evolutionary theory and phylogenetics to show the connections between developmental mechanisms and evolutionary change. This book solves key problems that have impeded a definitive synthesis in the past. It uses new concepts and specific examples to show how to relate environmentally sensitive development to the genetic theory of adaptive evolutio ... More

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Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780195122343
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195122343.001.0001


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Mary Jane West-Eberhard, author

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