By Sonia E. Sultan

ISBN-10: 019958706X

ISBN-13: 9780199587063

ISBN-10: 0199587078

ISBN-13: 9780199587070

during the last decade, advances in either molecular developmental biology and evolutionary ecology have made attainable a brand new realizing of organisms as dynamic platforms interacting with their environments. This leading edge publication synthesizes a wealth of modern examine findings to envision how environments effect phenotypic expression in person organisms (ecological improvement or 'eco-devo'), and the way organisms in flip adjust their environments (niche
construction). A key argument explored through the booklet is that ecological interactions in addition to traditional choice are formed by way of those twin organism-environment results. This synthesis is very well timed as biologists search a unified modern framework within which to enquire the developmental
outcomes, ecological luck, and evolutionary clients of organisms in speedily altering environments.

Organism and setting is a complicated textual content appropriate for graduate point scholars taking seminar classes in ecology, evolution, and developmental biology, in addition to lecturers and researchers in those fields.

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