Developmental Instability: Its Origins and Evolutionary Implications

Proceedings of the International Conference on Developmental Instability: Its Origins and Evolutionary Implications, Tempe, Arizona, 14–15 June 1993

  • Editors
  • Therese Ann Markow

Part of the Contemporary Issues in Genetics and Evolution book series (CIGE, volume 2)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Therese Ann Markow
    Pages 1-3
  3. J. M. Emlen, D. C. Freeman, J. H. Graham
    Pages 79-98
  4. D. Carl Freeman, John H. Graham, John M. Emlen
    Pages 99-121
  5. John H. Graham, D. Carl Freeman, John M. Emlen
    Pages 123-139
  6. A. Richard Palmer, Curtis Strobeck, Adam K. Chippindale
    Pages 203-220
  7. Jennie Wakefield, Kristie Harris, Therese Ann Markow
    Pages 237-246
  8. A. P. Møller, A. Pomiankowski
    Pages 269-281
  9. Ronald A. Yeo, Steven W. Gangestad
    Pages 283-298
  10. Therese Ann Markow, Irving I. Gottesman
    Pages 299-307
  11. A. Richard Palmer
    Pages 335-364
  12. Larry Leamy
    Pages 365-387
  13. Thomas Kaufman
    Pages 389-406
  14. F. Clarke Fraser
    Pages 407-419
  15. Philip W. Hedrick
    Pages 421-436
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 437-441

About this book


Developmental Instability: Its Origins and Evolutionary Implications is a collection of papers and transcribed discussions from a conference held in Tempe, Arizona in June 1993. The papers represent a wide range of contributions, from the empirical to the theoretical, and include methods for measuring developmental instability across a variety of taxa and traits. This volume presents contrasting views on how to assess developmental instability as well as on the relationship of instability to genotypic factors, environmental factors and the action of natural and sexual selection.
Readers will derive a working knowledge of the best way to assess developmental instability and will be able to design future work in an authoritative way.


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Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-4357-1
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-0830-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0929-712X
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