OF SOCIAL INSECT COLONIES:
Sex Allocation and Kin Selection
by Ross H. Crozier & Pekka Pamilo
1996, 320 pages, 34 illustrations, tables. Deals with genetics and behavior of individuals within social insect colonies bees, wasps, ants, and termites. Interplay of cooperation and conflict raises questions in evolutionary biology about how cooperative behavior is passed on in the absence of direct reproduction by workers.
This book analyzes genetic basis of patterns of reproduction and resource allocation found in social insect colonies. The comprehensive study is a significant step forward in the fields of social evolution and population genetics. Paperback; 6 x 9″.
$40.50 off cover price
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