Evolution of dispersal in a stepping-stone population with overlapping generations.


:We use Hamilton's inclusive fitness method to calculate the evolutionarily stable dispersal rate in 1- and 2-dimensional stepping-stone populations. This extends previous results by introducing a positive probability for adults to survive into the next generation and breed again. Relatedness between nearby individuals generally decreases with increasing survival, decreasing competition with kin and favouring greater dispersal rates.


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Irwin AJ,Taylor PD




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  • Genomic control, a new approach to genetic-based association studies.

    abstract::During the past decade, mutations affecting liability to human disease have been discovered at a phenomenal rate, and that rate is increasing. For the most part, however, those diseases have a relatively simple genetic basis. For diseases with a complex genetic and environmental basis, new approaches are needed to pav...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Devlin B,Roeder K,Wasserman L

    更新日期:2001-11-01 00:00:00

  • Mutual benefit can promote the evolution of preferential interactions and in this way can lead to the evolution of true altruism.

    abstract::We analyse the evolution of the assortment of encounters through active choice of companions among individuals that interact cooperatively in a situation of mutual benefit. Using a simple mathematical model, we show that mutual benefit can favour the evolution of a preference to interact with individuals that are simi...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Castro L,Toro MA

    更新日期:2004-05-01 00:00:00

  • Coevolution of competing species: ecological character displacement.

    abstract::Character displacement of competing species is studied. A model, originally developed by MacArthur and Levins (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 51 (1964), 1207-1210) and further analyzed by Lawlor and Maynard Smith (Amer. Nat. 110 (1976), 70-99), has been reanalyzed. In the present paper, a more formally correct analysis of...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Lundberg S,Stenseth NC

    更新日期:1985-04-01 00:00:00

  • Inference from the stationary distribution of allele frequencies in a family of Wright-Fisher models with two levels of genetic variability.

    abstract::The distribution of allele frequencies obtained from diffusion approximations to Wright-Fisher models is useful in developing intuition about the population level effects of evolutionary processes. The statistical properties of the stationary distributions of K-allele models have been extensively studied under neutral...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ferguson JM,Buzbas EO

    更新日期:2018-07-01 00:00:00

  • The number of lines of descent and fixation probabilities of alleles in the pure genetic drift process: analytical approximations.

    abstract::Analysis of diversity between populations diverged from an evolutionarily small number of generations cannot be done under the assumption that allele frequencies reflect an equilibrium between genetic drift and mutations. An alternative to analysis through coalescence theory is proposed in this situation by developing...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Chevalet C

    更新日期:2000-03-01 00:00:00

  • Spatially structured metapopulation models: global and local assessment of metapopulation capacity.

    abstract::We model metapopulation dynamics in finite networks of discrete habitat patches with given areas and spatial locations. We define and analyze two simple and ecologically intuitive measures of the capacity of the habitat patch network to support a viable metapopulation. Metapopulation persistence capacity lambda(M) def...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ovaskainen O,Hanski I

    更新日期:2001-12-01 00:00:00

  • Darwinian fitness.

    abstract::The term Darwinian fitness refers to the capacity of a variant type to invade and displace the resident population in competition for available resources. Classical models of this dynamical process claim that competitive outcome is a deterministic event which is regulated by the population growth rate, called the Malt...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Demetrius L,Ziehe M

    更新日期:2007-11-01 00:00:00

  • Gene-culture coevolution under selection.

    abstract::The joint evolutionary dynamics of phenotypes and genotypes are usually couched in terms of genetic variance contributions to changes in the phenotypic mean. Here, we study the evolution of a dichotomous phenotype whose transmission is controlled by one multi-allelic locus. The phenotype is under selection, which may ...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Behar H,Feldman MW

    更新日期:2018-05-01 00:00:00

  • The shape of things to come: using models with physiological structure to predict mortality trajectories.

    abstract::If mortality rate is viewed as the outcome of processes of behavior, growth and reproduction, then it should be possible to predict mortality rate as a result of those processes. We provide two examples of how this may be done. In the first, we use the method of linear chains to treat mortality that is the result of m...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Mangel MM,Bonsall MB

    更新日期:2004-06-01 00:00:00

  • Does quasi-local competition lead to pattern formation in metapopulations? An explicit resource competition model.

    abstract::In metapopulations, competitive interactions may extend beyond the confines of the local population such that members of neighbouring habitat patches affect each other adversely (quasi-local competition). We derive a model for quasi-local competition from first principles, assuming that individuals compete for shared ...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kisdi E,Utz M

    更新日期:2005-08-01 00:00:00

  • A non-parametric method for the reconstruction of age- and time-dependent incidence from the prevalence data of irreversible diseases with differential mortality.

    abstract::A method is proposed for reconstructing the time and age dependence of incidence rates from successive age-prevalence cross sections taken from the sentinel surveys of irreversible diseases when there is an important difference in mortality between the infected and susceptible subpopulations. The prevalence informatio...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Brunet RC,Struchiner CJ

    更新日期:1999-08-01 00:00:00

  • Evolutionary branching and long-term coexistence of cycling predators: critical function analysis.

    abstract::It is well known that two predators with different functional responses can coexist on one prey when the system exhibits nonequilibrium dynamics. In this paper, we investigate under which conditions such coexistence is evolutionarily stable, and whether the two predators may evolve from a single ancestor via evolution...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Geritz SA,Kisdi E,Yan P

    更新日期:2007-06-01 00:00:00

  • Revisiting the logistic map: A closer look at the dynamics of a classic chaotic population model with ecologically realistic spatial structure and dispersal.

    abstract::There is an ongoing debate about the applicability of chaotic and nonlinear models to ecological systems. Initial introduction of chaotic population models to the ecological literature was largely theoretical in nature and difficult to apply to real-world systems. Here, we build upon and expand prior work by performin...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Storch LS,Pringle JM,Alexander KE,Jones DO

    更新日期:2017-04-01 00:00:00

  • Fitting Markovian binary trees using global and individual demographic data.

    abstract::We consider a class of continuous-time branching processes called Markovian binary trees (MBTs), in which the individuals lifetime and reproduction epochs are modelled using a transient Markovian arrival process (TMAP). We develop methods for estimating the parameters of the TMAP by using either age-specific averages ...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Hautphenne S,Massaro M,Turner K

    更新日期:2019-08-01 00:00:00

  • Fixed point sensitivity analysis of interacting structured populations.

    abstract::Sensitivity analysis of structured populations is a useful tool in population ecology. Historically, methodological development of sensitivity analysis has focused on the sensitivity of eigenvalues in linear matrix models, and on single populations. More recently there have been extensions to the sensitivity of nonlin...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Barabás G,Meszéna G,Ostling A

    更新日期:2014-03-01 00:00:00

  • Joint coevolutionary-epidemiological models dampen Red Queen cycles and alter conditions for epidemics.

    abstract::Host-parasite interactions in the form of infectious diseases are a topic of interest in both evolutionary biology and public health. Both fields have relied on mathematical models to predict and understand the dynamics and consequences of these interactions. Yet few models explicitly incorporate both epidemiological ...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: MacPherson A,Otto SP

    更新日期:2018-07-01 00:00:00

  • Extinction probabilities and stationary distributions of mobile genetic elements in prokaryotes: The birth-death-diversification model.

    abstract::Theoretical approaches are essential to our understanding of the complex dynamics of mobile genetic elements (MGEs) within genomes. Recently, the birth-death-diversification model was developed to describe the dynamics of mobile promoters (MPs), a particular class of MGEs in prokaryotes. A unique feature of this model...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Drakos NE,Wahl LM

    更新日期:2015-12-01 00:00:00

  • Quantitative genetic models of sexual selection by male choice.

    abstract::There are many examples of male mate choice for female traits that tend to be associated with high fertility. I develop quantitative genetic models of a female trait and a male preference to show when such a male preference can evolve. I find that a disagreement between the fertility maximum and the viability maximum ...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Nakahashi W

    更新日期:2008-09-01 00:00:00

  • Local facilitation, bistability and transitions in arid ecosystems.

    abstract::Arid ecosystems are liable to undergo sudden discontinuous transitions from a vegetated to a desert state as a result of human pressure and climate change. A predictive framework about the conditions under which such transitions occur is lacking. Here, we derive and analyze a general model describing the spatial dynam...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kéfi S,Rietkerk M,van Baalen M,Loreau M

    更新日期:2007-05-01 00:00:00

  • Optimal allocation of energy to growth and reproduction.

    abstract::The optimal allocation of energy to growth and reproduction is considered for three different cases, i.e., a single reproduction (semelparity), reproduction through repeated discrete clutches, and continuous reproduction. The problem reduces to optimizing age and size at maturity. The best strategy is to continue grow...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kozłowski J,Wiegert RG

    更新日期:1986-02-01 00:00:00

  • Evaluation of age-specific vaccination strategies.

    abstract::Under the assumption that maternal antibodies and vaccine immunity decay exponentially the proportions of susceptibles in the total population for given age-specific vaccination strategies and zero infection incidence are determined explicitly. The reciprocal value of such a proportion determines the maximum reproduct...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Katzmann W,Dietz K

    更新日期:1984-04-01 00:00:00

  • Persistence of pollination mutualisms in plant-pollinator-robber systems.

    abstract::Interactions between pollinators, nectar robbers, defensive plants and non-defensive plants are characterized by evolutionary games, where payoffs for the four species are represented by population densities at steady states in the corresponding dynamical systems. The plant-robber system is described by a predator-pre...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Wang Y,Wu H,Sun S

    更新日期:2012-05-01 00:00:00

  • The site frequency spectrum of dispensable genes.

    abstract::The differences between DNA-sequences within a population are the basis to infer the ancestral relationship of the individuals. Within the classical infinitely many sites model, it is possible to estimate the mutation rate based on the site frequency spectrum, which is comprised by the numbers C1,…,Cn-1 where n is the...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Baumdicker F

    更新日期:2015-03-01 00:00:00

  • Allele frequencies in multigene families. I. Diffusion equation approach.

    abstract::Simulation studies by Ohta, and theoretical studies by Shimizu, indicated that the alleles in one chromosome multigene family follow Ewens' sampling distribution at stationarity. The reasons for this are explored, and the theory is extended to obtain transient and stationary results for the sampling distribution. Expr...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Watterson GA

    更新日期:1989-04-01 00:00:00

  • Host patch selection induced by parasitism: basic reproduction ratio r(0) and optimal virulence.

    abstract::The effects of parasites on the behavior of their hosts are well documented. For example, parasites may affect the habitat selection of the host individual. We used variables aggregation methods to investigate the way in which parasites affect the spatial pattern of susceptible hosts. We developed a simple epidemiolog...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Charles S,Morand S,Chassé JL,Auger P

    更新日期:2002-09-01 00:00:00

  • On cherry and pitchfork distributions of random rooted and unrooted phylogenetic trees.

    abstract::Tree shape statistics are important for investigating evolutionary mechanisms mediating phylogenetic trees. As a step towards bridging shape statistics between rooted and unrooted trees, we present a comparison study on two subtree statistics known as numbers of cherries and pitchforks for the proportional to distingu...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Choi KP,Thompson A,Wu T

    更新日期:2020-04-01 00:00:00

  • Multiple attractors of host-parasitoid models with integrated pest management strategies: eradication, persistence and outbreak.

    abstract::Host-parasitoid models including integrated pest management (IPM) interventions with impulsive effects at both fixed and unfixed times were analyzed with regard to host-eradication, host-parasitoid persistence and host-outbreak solutions. The host-eradication periodic solution with fixed moments is globally stable if ...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Tang S,Xiao Y,Cheke RA

    更新日期:2008-03-01 00:00:00

  • Evolution of cannibalistic traits: scenarios derived from adaptive dynamics.

    abstract::The evolution of cannibalistic traits in consumer populations is studied in this paper with the approach of adaptive dynamics theory. The model is kept at its minimum complexity by eliminating some environmental characteristics, like heterogeneity and seasonalities, and by hiding the size-structure of the population. ...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Dercole F,Rinaldi S

    更新日期:2002-12-01 00:00:00

  • Preferential orientation of natural lambdoid prophages and bacterial chromosome organization.

    abstract::All known lambdoid prophages of Escherichia coli have the same orientation with respect to direction of chromosomal replication. This includes 12 prophages that are replicated in one direction and five in the other. Among candidate explanations, the most amenable to experimental study is an effect on dif site function...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Campbell AM

    更新日期:2002-06-01 00:00:00

  • On the mechanistic underpinning of discrete-time population models with Allee effect.

    abstract::The Allee effect means reduction in individual fitness at low population densities. There are many discrete-time population models with an Allee effect in the literature, but most of them are phenomenological. Recently, Geritz and Kisdi [2004. On the mechanistic underpinning of discrete-time population models with com...

    journal_title:Theoretical population biology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Eskola HT,Parvinen K

    更新日期:2007-08-01 00:00:00