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Evolution and climate variability

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Category
Core Theory
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authors
Richard Potts
title
Evolution and climate variability
type
generic
year
1996
source
Science
pages
922-923
volume
273
issue
5277
publisher
American Association for the Advancement of Science
link
http://www.mendeley.com/research/evolution-climate-variability(2)

Abstract

According to natural selection theory, major adaptive change depends on consistency in the effects of Darwinian selection. In his Perspective, Potts argues that another force is at work: variability selection, in which certain organisms adapt to wide fluctuations in environmental conditions.

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Identifiers

  • doi: 10.1126/science.273.5277.922 (Google search)
  • issn: 00368075
  • sgr: 0029833518
  • scopus: 2-s2.0-0029833518
  • pui: 26275159

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