Advances in Molecular Ecology

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Each contributor to this publication was asked to examine how molecular genetic tools have contributed to their specific areas of consideration. To increase the practical utility of the book, a summary of software that is available for the anaylsis of data in molecular ecology is included.
 

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Contents

Gary R Carvalho
1
Phylogenetic Analysis of Frequency Data in Molecular Ecological Studies
25
Estimation of Migration Rates and Population Sizes in Geographically
39
Arnaud Estoup
55
the Molecular
87
Bacterial Evolution and the Nature of Species
119
Franco Rollo
133
The Archaeometric approach
139
Genetic population structure and the definition of units for fisheries management
193
Ecological factors affecting patterns of genetic diversity in pelagic fish
194
Molecular approaches to the identification of pelagic fish populations
205
Summary and concluding remarks
214
References
216
Jeffry B Mitton
225
Recent examples of selection detected by molecular markers
231
Discordant patterns of geographic variation
234

Future perspectives
146
Andrew Schnabel
147
Clonal Organisms and the Benefits of Sex ROBERT C VRIJENHOEK 1 Introduction
151
Why have sex?
153
Why not clone?
159
Ancient clones?
162
Summary and conclusions
164
References
167
Mating Systems Gene Flow and Relative Fertilities ANDREW SCHNABEL 1 Introduction
173
Mating system analysis
174
Exclusion analysis and gene flow estimation
176
Methods for estimation of relative male and female fertilities
180
Practical considerations in parentage studies
183
Future directions in the use of parentage analysis
184
References
186
Lorenz Hauser
191
Sexual selection and the privilege of the heterozygous male
235
Summary
238
Loren H Rieseberg
243
Concepts and terminology
244
Molecular markers
245
Structure and dynamics of hybrid zones
247
Phylogeography of hybridization
250
Hybrid zones and the genetic architecture of reproductive isolation
251
Outcomes of hybridization
253
Conclusions and future directions
260
References
261
Variable Environments and Evolutionary Diversification in Inland Waters
267
A Guide to Software Packages for Data Analysis in Molecular Ecology
291
Glossary of Terms
305
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