Book Volume 98 1993

Adaptation in Stochastic Environments


ISBN: 978-3-540-56681-6 (Print) 978-3-642-51483-8 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VII

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-7

    Introduction: Historical Remarks

  3. Chapter

    Pages 8-25

    Fitness in Random Environments

  4. Chapter

    Pages 26-62

    Density Dependent Life History Evolution in Fluctuating Environments

  5. Chapter

    Pages 63-104

    Life History Evolution and Population Dynamics in Variable Environments: Some Insights from Stochastic Demography

  6. Chapter

    Pages 105-121

    Plasticity in Fluctuating Environments

  7. Chapter

    Pages 122-131

    Optimization and ESS Analysis for Populations in Stochastic Environments

  8. Chapter

    Pages 132-146

    Are Variable Environments Stochastic? A Review of Methods to Quantify Environmental Predictability

  9. Chapter

    Pages 147-154

    Modeling Selection on Conditional Strategies in Stochastic Environments

  10. Chapter

    Pages 155-172

    Coexistence in Stochastic Environments through a Life History Trade Off in Drosophila

  11. Chapter

    Pages 173-191

    The Equilibrium Distribution of Optimal Search and Sampling Effort of Foraging Animals in Patchy Environments

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 192-193