Phenotypic Plasticity: Molecular Mechanisms, Evolutionary Significance and Impact on Speciation

Janet B. Valentino (Editor)
Patricia C. Harrelson (Editor)

Series: Science, Evolution and Creationism, Genetics – Research and Issues
BISAC: SCI029000

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Phenotypic plasticity is the ability of an organism with a given genotype to respond to changing environmental conditions by undergoing a phenotypic adaptation. The authors in this book discuss the molecular mechanisms, evolutionary significance and impact on speciation of phenotypic plasticity. Topics discussed include the role and evolution of adaptive plasticity during the colonization of novel environments; phenotypic plasticity in functional traits of woody species in tropical dry forests; understanding the mechanisms of chemical communication and its consequences on aquatic communities using the freshwater crustacean daphnia model; and phenotypic plasticity of plants in response to environmental change. (Imprint: Novinka )

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Role and Evolution of Adaptive Plasticity during the Colonization of Novel Environments
(Fabien Aubret, Station d’Ecologie Expérimentale du CNRS à Moulis USR Moulis, Saint-Girons, France, and others)

Phenotypic Plasticity in Functional Traits of Woody Species in Tropical Dry Forests
(R.K. Chaturvedi, A.S. Raghubanshi, Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India)

Understanding the Mechanisms of Chemical Communication and its Consequences on Aquatic Communities Using the Model Freshwater Crustacean Daphnia
(Linda C. Weiss, Florian Leese, Ralph Tollrian, Department of Animal Ecology Evolution and Biodiversity, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany)

Phenotypic Plasticity of Plants in Response to Environmental Change
(Mhemmed Gandour, Abdelly Chedly, Wael Taamalli, Laboratory of Extremophiles Plants, Center of Biotechnology of Borj-Cédria, Hammam-lif, Tunisia)

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