By Spencer C.H. Barrett, Robert I. Colautti, Katrina M. Dlugosch, Loren H. Rieseberg
Invasion Genetics: the Baker & Stebbins legacy presents a cutting-edge remedy of the evolutionary biology of invasive species, while additionally revisiting the ancient legacy of 1 of crucial books in evolutionary biology: The Genetics of Colonizing Species, released in 1965 and edited via Herbert Baker and G. Ledyard Stebbins.
This quantity covers a number issues inquisitive about the evolutionary biology of invasion together with: phylogeography and the reconstruction of invasion background; demographic genetics; the function of stochastic forces within the invasion procedure; the modern evolution of neighborhood edition; the importance of epigenetics and transgenerational plasticity for invasive species; the genomic effects of colonization; the quest for invasion genes; and the comparative biology of invasive species. a large range of invasive organisms are mentioned together with crops, animals, fungi and microbes.
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Complex (Turneraceae). Evolution, 41, 340–354. Barrett SCH, Shore JS (1989) Isozyme variation in colonizing plants. In: Isozymes in Plant Biology (eds Soltis D, Soltis P), pp. 106–126. Dioscorides Press, Portland, Oregon. Barrett SCH, Strother JL (1978) The taxonomy and natural history of Bacopa (Scrophulariaceae) in California. Sys tematic Botany, 3, 408–419. Barrett SCH, Morgan MT, Husband BC (1989) The dissolution of a complex genetic polymorphism: the evolution of self‐fertilization in tristylous Eichhornia paniculata (Pontederiaceae).
In: Ecology of Biological Invasions of North America Ecological Studies 58 (eds Mooney HA, Drake JA), pp. 44–57. Springer‐ Verlag, New York. Baker HG, Stebbins GL (eds) (1965) The Genetics of Colonizing Species. Academic Press, New York. Seed production in natural populations. Journal of Applied Ecology, 17, 113–124. Barrett SCH (1983) Crop mimicry in weeds. Economic Botany, 37, 255–282. Barrett SCH (1988) Genetics and evolution of agricultural weeds. In: Weed Management in Agroecosystems: Ecological Approaches (eds Altieri M, Liebman MZ), pp.
Perrins J, Williamson M, Fitter A (1992) Do annual weeds have predictable characters? Acta Oecologica, 13, 517–533. Pigliucci M (2001) Phenotypic Plasticity Beyond Nature and Nurture. John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland. Rejmánek M, Richardson DM (1996) What attributes make some plant species more invasive? Ecology, 77, 1655–1661. Richards CL, Bossdorf O, Muth NZ, Gurevitch J, Pigliucci M (2006) Jack of all trades, master of some? On the role of phenotypic plasticity in plant invasions.