By Dario Maestripieri,Jill M. Mateo
Evolutionary maternal results ensue at any time when a mother’s phenotypic features without delay have an effect on her offspring’s phenotype, autonomous of the offspring’s genotype. a few of the phenotypic characteristics that bring about maternal results have a genetic foundation, while others are environmentally made up our minds. for instance, the scale of a muddle produced by way of a mammalian mother—a trait with a powerful genetic basis—can have an effect on the expansion price of her offspring, whereas a mother’s dominance rank—an environmentally made up our minds trait—can have an effect on the dominance rank of her offspring.
the 1st quantity released at the topic in additional than a decade, Maternal results in Mammals displays advances in genomic, ecological, and behavioral examine, in addition new understandings of the evolutionary interaction among moms and their offspring. Dario Maestripieri and Jill M. Mateo compile a discovered staff of participants to synthesize the massive literature on a variety of species, spotlight evolutionary methods that have been formerly neglected, and suggest new avenues of analysis. Maternal results in Mammals will function the main finished compendium on and stimulus for interdisciplinary remedies of mammalian maternal effects.
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Maternal Effects in Mammals by Dario Maestripieri,Jill M. Mateo