Phenotypic plasticity is the ability of an organism to change its phenotype in response to changes in the environment. The concept was proposed by Mary Jane West ...
Some organisms can change their appearance, physiology, and development in response to changes in the environment. This is called phenotypic plasticity.
Douglas W. Whitman 1 and Anurag A. Agrawal 2 1Department of Biological Sciences, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA 61790-4120, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more than two decades the concept of phenotypic plasticity has allowed researchers to go beyond the nature-nurture dichotomy to gain deeper insights into how ...
Phenotypic plasticity implies that a species can conquer diverse environments, since its genotype is geared to adapting to different conditions.
1. Evolution through plasticity. Phenotypic plasticity can be defined as ‘the ability of individual genotypes to produce different phenotypes when exposed to ...
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Phenotypic plasticity is the ability of individuals to alter its physiology, morphology and/or behavior in response to a change in the environmental conditions.
Models of population divergence and speciation are often based on the assumption that differences between populations are due to genetic factors, and that ...
REVIEW: ECOLOGY Phenotypic Plasticity in the Interactions and Evolution of Species Anurag A. Agrawal When individuals of two species interact, they can adjust their ...