The biology of speciation.

  title={The biology of speciation.},
  author={James M. Sobel and Grace F. Chen and Lorna R Watt and Douglas W. Schemske},
  journal={Evolution; international journal of organic evolution},
  volume={64 2},
Since Darwin published the "Origin," great progress has been made in our understanding of speciation mechanisms. The early investigations by Mayr and Dobzhansky linked Darwin's view of speciation by adaptive divergence to the evolution of reproductive isolation, and thus provided a framework for studying the origin of species. However, major controversies and questions remain, including: When is speciation nonecological? Under what conditions does geographic isolation constitute a reproductive… CONTINUE READING
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