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Published: 12 May 2011

506 Pages | 75 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199568765

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Chapter 1

Mechanisms of Life History Evolution

The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Edited by Thomas Flatt and Andreas Heyland

  • The first text to integrate the recent advances in molecular biology into studies of life history evolution
  • Focuses on genetic, genomic, developmental, and physiological aspects of life history traits and their evolution
  • Integrates contributions from the leading researchers in the field to provide a truly interdisciplinary approach to the topic
  • Suggests exciting possibilities for future research into the molecular mechanisms underlying life history evolution
  • Ideal graduate seminar course material

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