Search for dissertations about: "Ficedula hypoleuca"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words Ficedula hypoleuca.

  1. 1. Speciation - What Can be Learned from a Flycatcher Hybrid Zone?

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Chris Wiley; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Biology; speciation; reinforcement; fitness; postzygotic isolation; asymmetrical hybridization; hybrid zone; species recognition; mate choice; sexual selection; direct benefits; parasite resistance; delayed plumage maturation; Ficedula hypoleuca; Ficedula albicollis; flycatcher; Biologi;

    Abstract : Studies of hybrid zones offer important insights into the process of speciation. Much of the knowledge to be gained is dependent on an accurate estimation of the strength of pre- and post-zygotic isolation between hybridizing taxa. My results demonstrate that hybridization can variously affect different components of fitness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Responses to reduced industrial metal emissions An ecotoxicological study on Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca, Aves)

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet, Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Åsa Berglund; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Cell and molecular biology Toxicology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Cell- och molekylärbiologi Toxikologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Other biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Övrig biologi; ekotoxikologi; Ecotoxicology; zooekologi; Animal Ecology; Environmental Science; miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Metals have been used by humans for thousands of years, and this has resulted in increased concentrations in the biosphere. The environment around point-sources, such as mines and smelters, are of particular concern, as metals may accumulate to high concentrations, and potentially reach levels toxic to the local flora and fauna. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gene Mapping in Ficedula Flycatchers

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Niclas Backström; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : collared flycatcher; SNP; linkage disequilibrium; genetic map; pedigree;

    Abstract : In order to get full understanding of how evolution proceeds in natural settings it is necessary to reveal the genetic basis of the phenotypic traits that play a role for individual fitness in different environments. There are a few possible approaches, most of which stem from traditional mapping efforts in domestic animals and other model species. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the Evolution of the Avian Transcriptome

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Severin Uebbing; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; evolution; gene expression; regulation; RNA-seq; transcriptomics; proteomics; sex chromosome; dosage compensation; divergence; ASE; birds; Ficedula; flycatcher; chicken; Biology with specialization in Evolutionary Genetics; Biologi med inriktning mot evolutionär genetik;

    Abstract : Change in gene expression is a powerful tool for evolution, because seemingly small expression changes can contribute important steps towards adaptation without necessarily affecting the whole organism. There is still much to learn about how gene expression evolves on genome- and population-wide levels, especially in non-model organisms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Avian Malaria and Interspecific Interactions in Ficedula Flycatchers

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : William Jones; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ficedula; flycatcher; avian malaria; Biologi med inriktning mot zooekologi; Biology with specialization in Animal Ecology;

    Abstract : Parasitism is a core theme in ecological and evolutionary studies. Despite this, there are still gaps in our knowledge regarding host-parasite interactions in nature. READ MORE