Two studies focused on the individual-based foundations of foraging and growth:
By virtue of its individual-based foundation, adaptive dynamics theory has become particularly widely used in studies interfacing ecological, evolutionary, and environmental changes:
Figure 1. Evolutionary diversification on a two-dimensional fitness landscape (grey surface) is possible only when, for average mutants around the current trait combination (black circle), disruptive selection Dxx is sufficiently stronger than directional selection Gy (click on image to enlarge).
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