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Senior Honors Thesis

by: Melyna Douglas

Senior Honors Thesis BIOL 691H

Melyna Douglas
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Lillie Searles

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Date Created: 10/25/15
EXAlVlPLE 1 notes Biologists have long examined the evolutionary mechanisms responsible for the diversity of organisms 1 quotBiologistsquot the focus Biologists examined Presumably divergent selection over evolutionary time maintains diversity Darwin 185939 Mayr 197039 Vermeij 1987 1 Topic and stress are reversedlink backward and new information in order Because populations with overlapping resources can experience competition leading to phenotypic divergence divergent selection can minimize competitive interactions between species reviewed in Schluter 2000 1 Topic position backward linkage is not clear 2 populations experience39 divergent selection minimize 3 Too many functions competition phenotypic divergence effects of selection Consequently two closely related species that had at least one major resource in common could coexist in the same population and neither would be excluded 1 As a consequence of what Too many functions in previous sentence 2 11 words separating subject and verb 3 redundan stress is ambiguous This is termed character displacement in which two closely related species are more similar where they occur apart and are more dissimilar where they cooccur Brown and Wilson 1956 1 quotthisquot is not a noun Investigators working on the evolution of many similar interacting species have frequently observed ecological character displacement e g Lack 194739 Schoener 197039 Fenchel 197539 Kellogg 197539 Schindel and Gould 197739 Roughgarden et al 198339 Schluter and McPhail 199239 Adams and Rohlf 2000 1 investigators is the topic 2 stress positionhow does this inform the topic brought up at the beginning of the paragraph 3 what is being emphasized Species exhibiting polyphenism in which competitors present in the environment induce alternative phenotypes in a population are most easily studied for character displacement WestEberhard 1 989 1 topic quotpolyphenismquot does not link back to last paragraph 2 topic and stress are reversed


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