Phenotypic Plasticity and the Post-Modern Synthesis: Integrating Evo-Devo and Quantitative Genetics in Theoretical and Empirical Studies

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Scoville, Alison G.;
(2008)
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Subject: Development | Epistasis | Genetic Accommodation | Phenotypic Plasticity | Quantitative Genetics | Biology | Genetics

Mainstream evolutionary biology lacks a mature theory of phenotype. Following from the Modern Synthesis, researchers tend to assume an unrealistically simple mapping of genotype to phenotype, or else trust that the complexities of developmental architecture can be adeq... View more
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