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dc.contributor.advisor Wilson, William G en_US
dc.contributor.author Kumagai, Seiji en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-06T20:46:06Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-06T20:46:06Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/3157
dc.description Thesis en_US
dc.description.abstract <p>The pattern of competition among consumers</p><p>is one of the important factors that</p><p>determine if a population of the consumers</p><p>diverges or remains monomophic.</p><p>Despite its importance,</p><p>what factors can affect the pattern</p><p>has not been investigated.</p><p>One of such factors is</p><p>the shape of resource distribution.</p><p>Here I investigate the effect of</p><p>competition among resources.</p><p>Because the competition among resources</p><p>alter the resource distribution,</p><p>the evolutionary dynamics of the consumers</p><p>is also affected.</p> en_US
dc.subject Ecology en_US
dc.subject consumer-resource interactions en_US
dc.subject evolutionary branching en_US
dc.subject generalist-specialist trade-off en_US
dc.subject phenotypic evolution en_US
dc.subject resource competition en_US
dc.title The Effect of Competition Among Resources on Phenotypic Evolution of Consumers en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.department Biology en_US

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