15. Selection in Age-Structured Populations

  1. Alan R. Templeton

Published Online: 6 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470047356.ch15

Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory

Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory

How to Cite

Templeton, A. R. (2006) Selection in Age-Structured Populations, in Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470047356.ch15

Author Information

  1. Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471409519

Online ISBN: 9780470047354

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Keywords:

  • age-structured population selection;
  • evolution of senescence;
  • population genetics - core of evolution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Life History and Fitness

  • Evolution of Senescence

  • Abnormal Abdomen: Example of Selection in Age-Structured Population

  • Overview