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Genes on the Range

Kevin J. Rice and Erin K. Espeland

in California Grasslands

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 2007 | ISBN: 9780520252202
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520933972 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520252202.003.0011
Genes on the Range

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This chapter discusses the population biology and ecological genetics of native species within California grasslands, providing many important insights into the processes of microevolutionary change in plant populations. It describes basic population genetics concepts, ranging from co-adapted gene complexes to evolution of phenotypic plasticity.

Keywords: population biology; ecological genetics; native species; California grasslands; microevolutionary change; population genetics; gene complexes; phenotypic plasticity

Chapter.  11857 words. 

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry

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