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Adaptation in MetapopulationsHow Interaction Changes Evolution$
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Michael J. Wade

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780226129563

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226129877.001.0001

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(p.1) 1 Introduction
Adaptation in Metapopulations

Michael J. Wade

University of Chicago Press

This chapter traces the history of metapopulation studies from the introduction of the term by Levins in 1970 to its investigation in a variety of field, theoretical and laboratory systems. The prerequisites for group selection in a metapopulation and how genetic interactions affect selection within and among groups of individuals are discussed. The metaphor of the card games war and poker is introduced to illustrate how the meaning of gene effect is changed by interactions.

Keywords:   gametic selection, genetic interactions, group selection, individual selection, metapopulation

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