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Includes bibliographical references (p. -322) and index.
|LC Classifications||SB484.C2 M23 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 328 p. :|
|Number of Pages||328|
|LC Control Number||2002421349|
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The concept of natural selection was first proposed formally at a biology conference of the Linnean Society. On July 1,a joint paper on the subject was presented and subsequently published. It included contributions from Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace.
Natural selection is an immense and important subject, yet there have been few attempts to summarize its effects on natural populations, and fewer still which discuss the problems of working with natural selection in the wild. These are the purposes of John Endler's book. Natural selection, process in which an organism adapts to its environment through selectively reproducing changes in its genotype.
It reduces the disorganizing effects of migration, mutation, and genetic drift by multiplying the incidence of helpful mutations, since harmful mutation carriers leave few or no offspring.
Natural selection is the differential survival and reproduction of individuals due to differences in is a key mechanism of evolution, the change in the heritable traits characteristic of a population over generations.
Charles Darwin popularised the term "natural selection", contrasting it with artificial selection, which in his view is intentional, whereas natural selection. Many people have argued that the evolution of the human language faculty cannot be explained by Darwinian natural selection.
Chomsky and Gould have suggested that language may have evolved as the by-product of selection for other abilities or as a consequence of as-yet unknown laws of growth and by: Ever since his theory of evolution by natural selection was first published inscientific discussion of its validity has spilled over into heated public debate.
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3 people found this helpful. Natural selection is a theory that states that those individuals who are best adapted to live in an area will survive and reproduce. Within a given population, there exists a normal degree of genetic variation that may or may not make an individual more adapted to the environment or, more importantly, changes in the environment.
Selection is disruptive when the average form of the trait is selected against while either extreme is unaffected. In addition to natural selection, there are two other types of selection. Sexual selection, which Darwin believed was distinct from natural selection, involves the selection of traits based on their role in courtship and mating.
In the s, after Darwin first published his book "On the Origin of Species," British economist Herbert Spencer used the term "survival of the fittest" in relation to Darwin's idea of natural selection as he compared Darwin's theory to an economic principle in one of his books.
This interpretation of natural selection caught on, and Darwin used the phrase in a Author: Heather Scoville. Artificial selection is the identification by humans of desirable traits in plants and animals, and the steps taken to enhance and perpetuate those traits in future generations.
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Natural Selection. Darwin's theory which says that organisms best adapted to their environment are more likely to survive and pass on their traits to their offspring(not survival of fittest) Variations.
Differnent forms of a trait in a species (example- gray and black moths) Population. Natural selection and sexual selection are pushing females and males into very different forms and this difference between the sexes is a telltale indicator of sexual selection at work. Now let’s look at mate attraction, specifically female mate choice.
Natural selection is a mechanism of evolution. Organisms that are more adapted to their environment are more likely to survive and pass on the genes that aided their success.
This process causes species to change and diverge over time. Natural selection is one of the ways to account for the millions of species that have lived on Earth. The book was not only a best seller but also one of the most influential scientific books of all time.
Yet it took time for its full argument to take hold. Within a few decades, most scientists accepted that evolution and the descent of species from common ancestors were real. But natural selection had a harder time finding acceptance. This selection to blend in with the crowd is an example of frequency-dependent fitness.
For reasons of mathematical convenience, most models of natural selection are based on frequency-independent fitness. In fact, however, a very large number of selective processes (perhaps most) are frequency dependent.
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