Evolution of correlated characters.

Abstract

Many traits are genetically correlated with each other. Thus, selection that changes the mean value of one trait causes other traits to change as well. Recent comparative studies have emphasized the possible importance of such correlated responses in affecting the evolution of traits, including some behaviors, which are of little adaptive significance, or… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/0169-5347(92)90229-5

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