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Adaptive Diversification (MPB-48)
Michael Doebeli

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments xi
Chapter 1. Introduction 1
Chapter 2. Evolutionary Branching in a Classical Model for Sympatric Speciation 9

Chapter 3. Adaptive Diversification Due to Resource Competition in Asexual Models 38
3.1 Adaptive dynamics with symmetric competition kernels 50
3.2 Adaptive dynamics with asymmetric competition kernels 64

Chapter 4. Adaptive Diversification Due to Resource Competition in Sexual Models 74
4.1 Evolutionary branching in sexual populations when assortative mating is based on the ecological trait (one-allele models) 82
4.2 Evolution of assortative mating 90
4.3 Evolutionary branching in sexual populations when assortative mating is not based on the ecological trait (two-allele models) 100
4.4 A footnote on adaptive speciation due to sexual selection 110

Chapter 5. Adaptive Diversification Due to Predator-Prey Interactions 113
5.1 Adaptive diversification in classical predator-prey models 114
5.2 An example of evolutionary branching in host-pathogen models 132

Chapter 6. Adaptive Diversification Due to Cooperative Interactions 139
6.1 Diversification in models for intraspecific cooperation 139
6.2 Diversification in coevolutionary models of cooperation 148

Chapter 7. More Examples: Adaptive Diversification in Dispersal Rates, the Evolution of Anisogamy, and the Evolution of Trophic Preference 163
7.1 Diversification in dispersal rates 163
7.2 Diversification in gamete size: evolution of anisogamy 180
7.3 Diversification in trophic preference: evolution of complexity in ecosystems 189

Chapter 8. Cultural Evolution: Adaptive Diversification in Language and Religion 195
8.1 Diversification of languages 197
8.2 Diversification of religions 200

Chapter 9. Adaptive Diversification and Speciation as Pattern Formation in Partial Differential Equation Models 217
9.1 Partial differential equation models for adaptive diversification due to resource competition 218
9.2 Partial differential equation models for predator-prey interactions 236
9.3 Partial differential equation models for adaptive diversification in spatially structured populations 242
9.4 A general theory of diversification in partial differential equation models 258

Chapter 10. Experimental Evolution of Adaptive Diversification in Microbes 262
Appendix: Basic Concepts in Adaptive Dynamics 279
Bibliography 306
Index 323

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