Environmental tolerance.

M. Lynch, W. Gabriel

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Abstract

A theory for the expression of a population's response to density-independent gradients of environmental factors is derived for the case of asexuality. The environmental tolerance of a genotype is a function of at least four parameters: the environmental optimum and its developmental variance between individuals, and the expected genetic contribution to the breadth of adaptation and its developmental variance. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)283-303
Number of pages21
JournalAmerican Naturalist
Volume129
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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