Population studies with Chlamy?

chlamy at ACPUB.DUKE.EDU chlamy at ACPUB.DUKE.EDU
Tue Feb 22 17:55:26 EST 1994


L (Ramki) Ramakrishnan asked:

>This is to inquire if anyone knows of instances of Chlamydomonas being
> used as a  model system for ecological studies such as those of
>food web theory or population dynamics.
>

See the following papers by Graham Bell:

Bell, G. (1990).  The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas.  I.
Genotype-by-environment interaction among pure strains.  Proc. Roy. Soc.
Lond. [Biol.] 240, 295-321.

Bell, G. (1990).  The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. 
II. The properties of mixtures of strains.  Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. [Biol.]
240, 323-350.

Bell, G. (1991).  The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. 
III.  Genotype-by-environment interaction within strains.  Evolution 45,
668-679. 

Bell, G. (1991).  The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. 
IV. The properties of mixtures of genotypes of the same species.  Evolution
45, 1036-1046.

Bell, G. (1992).  Five properties of environments.  In: Grant, P.R., and
H.S. Horn (ed.), Molds, Molecules, and Metazoa: Growing Points in
Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University Press, pp. 33-56.

Bell, G. (1992).  The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas.  V.
The relationship between genetic correlation and environmental variance. 
Evolution. 46, 561-566.

Also, there are some papers on Chlamy as food for Daphnia that might
possibly be relevant.  The references keep coming up on my automated
literature searches, but I didn't include them in the Sourcebook.  


Elizabeth Harris
chlamy at acpub.duke.edu





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