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Invasion Genetics: the Baker & Stebbins legacy provides a state-of-the-art treatment of the evolutionary biology of invasive species, whilst also revisiting the historical legacy of one of the most important books in evolutionary biology: The Genetics of Colonizing Species, published in 1965 and edited by Herbert Baker and G. Ledyard Stebbins. This volume covers a range of topics concerned with the evolutionary biology of invasion including: phylogeography and the reconstruction of invasion history; demographic genetics; the role of stochastic forces in the invasion process; the contemporary evolution of local adaptation; the significance of epigenetics and transgenerational plasticity for invasive species; the genomic consequences of colonization; the search for invasion genes; and the comparative biology of invasive species. A wide diversity of invasive organisms are discussed including plants, animals, fungi and microbes.
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"The book's format is easy to navigate, with single articles serving as chapters, providing a comfortable route through which one can locate useful references. The three sections are well defined and cohesive, and contain discussions that bring together the thoughts of the contributing authors on the featured articles...This book serves as a great reference source, with clearly defined articles and an easily navigable layout. It would prove similarly useful for those with interests in either evolution, genetics, or both." (Phenotype June 2017)
Professor Loren H. Rieseberg, FRS, is a Canada Research Chair in Plant Evolutionary Genomics at the University of British Columbia. He is the Chief Editor of Molecular Ecology and a Fellow of the Royal Societies of Canada and London. He has pioneered the application of genomic approaches to the study of invasive plants, with a focus on the sunflower family. Professor Spencer C.H. Barrett, FRS, is University Professor and Canada Research Chair in Evolutionary Genetics in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto. Throughout his career he has worked on the ecology and evolution of invasive plant species, particularly their reproductive biology and genetics. He is a Fellow of the Royal Societies of London and Canada. Dr. Robert I. Colautti is the 2012 Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the Botany Department at the University of British Columbia. He has been publishing important papers on the ecology and evolution of colonizing plants and animals for over a decade. Dr. Katrina M. Dlugosch is an Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona. Her research career has focused on the evolutionary ecology of colonization, particularly the influence of genetic variation on the adaptive evolution of invading plants. A first edition of Baker & Stebbins is one of her most prized possessions.
Contributors, x Preface, xiii 1 Foundations of invasion genetics: the Baker and Stebbins legacy, 1 SPENCER C. H. BARRETT PART 1 EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY, 19 Introduction, 21 KATRINA M. DLUGOSCH AND INGRID M. PARKER 2 The influence of numbers on invasion success, 25 TIM M. BLACKBURN, JULIE L. LOCKWOOD, AND PHILLIP CASSEY 3 Characteristics of successful alien plants, 40 MARK VAN KLEUNEN, WAYNE DAWSON, AND NOELIE MAUREL 4 Evolution of the mating system in colonizing plants, 57 JOHN R. PANNELL 5 The population biology of fungal invasions, 81 PIERRE GLADIEUX, ALICE FEURTEY, MICHAEL E. HOOD, ALODIE SNIRC, JOANNE CLAVEL, CYRIL DUTECH, MELANIE ROY, AND TATIANA GIRAUD 6 Contemporary evolution during invasion: evidence for differentiation, natural selection, and local adaptation, 101 ROBERT I. COLAUTTI AND JENNIFER A. LAU 7 Exotics exhibit more evolutionary history than natives: a comparison of the ecology and evolution of exotic and native anole lizards, 122 MATTHEW R. HELMUS, JOCELYN E. BEHM, WENDY A.M. JESSE, JASON J. KOLBE, JACINTHA ELLERS, AND JONATHAN B. LOSOS 8 Causes and consequences of failed adaptation to biological invasions: the role of ecological constraints, 139 JENNIFER A. LAU AND CASEY P. terHORST Discussion, 153 PART 2 EVOLUTIONARY GENETICS, 159 Introduction, 161 ROBERT I. COLAUTTI AND CAROL EUNMI LEE 9 Evolution of phenotypic plasticity in colonizing species, 165 RUSSELL LANDE 10 Chromosome inversions, adaptive cassettes and the evolution of species ranges, 175 MARK KIRKPATRICK AND BRIAN BARRETT 11 The distribution of genetic variance across phenotypic space and the response to selection, 187 MARK W. BLOWS AND KATRINA McGUIGAN 12 Information entropy as a measure of genetic diversity and evolvability in colonization, 206 TROY DAY 13 Expansion load: recessive mutations and the role of standing genetic variation, 218 STEPHAN PEISCHL AND LAURENT EXCOFFIER 14 The devil is in the details: genetic variation in introduced populations and its contributions to invasion, 232 KATRINA M. DLUGOSCH, SAMANTHA R. ANDERSON, JOSEPH BRAASCH, F. ALICE CANG, AND HEATHER D. GILLETTE Discussion, 253 PART 3 INVASION GENOMICS, 261 Introduction, 263 LOREN H. RIESEBERG AND KATHRYN A. HODGINS 15 Genetic reconstructions of invasion history, 267 MELANIA E. CRISTESCU 16 Comparative genomics in the Asteraceae reveals little evidence for parallel evolutionary change in invasive taxa, 283 KATHRYN A. HODGINS, DAN G. BOCK, MIN A. HAHN, SYLVIA M. HEREDIA, KATHRYN G. TURNER, AND LOREN H. RIESEBERG 17 The role of climate adaptation in colonization success in Arabidopsis thaliana, 300 JILL A. HAMILTON, MIKI OKADA, TONIA KORVES, AND JOHANNA SCHMITT 18 A genetic perspective on rapid evolution in cane toads (Rhinella marina), 313 LEE A. ROLLINS, MARK F. RICHARDSON, AND RICHARD SHINE 19 Epigenetics of colonizing species? A study of Japanese knotweed in Central Europe, 328 YUAN ]YE ZHANG, MADALIN PAREPA, MARKUS FISCHER, AND OLIVER BOSSDORF Discussion, 341 20 What we still don t know about invasion genetics, 346 DAN G. BOCK, CELINE CASEYS, ROGER D. COUSENS, MIN A. HAHN, SYLVIA M. HEREDIA, SARIEL HUBNER, KATHRYN G. TURNER, KENNETH D. WHITNEY, AND LOREN H. RIESEBERG Index, 371