Fitness consequences of maternal and grandmaternal effects

@inproceedings{Prizak2014FitnessCO,
  title={Fitness consequences of maternal and grandmaternal effects},
  author={Roshan Prizak and Thomas H G Ezard and Rebecca B. Hoyle},
  booktitle={Ecology and evolution},
  year={2014}
}
Transgenerational effects are broader than only parental relationships. Despite mounting evidence that multigenerational effects alter phenotypic and life-history traits, our understanding of how they combine to determine fitness is not well developed because of the added complexity necessary to study them. Here, we derive a quantitative genetic model of adaptation to an extraordinary new environment by an additive genetic component, phenotypic plasticity, maternal and grandmaternal effects. We… CONTINUE READING
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